The systematic investigation of aspects of the ancient Greek culture, with the use of new image, sound and augmented reality technologies, as well as the creative use of interdisciplinary, open and familiar learning environments that bring students in contact with modern ways of teaching and learning through theatre, modules and the combination of the two, digital drama and theatre and create a new reality that respects and highlights both the humanities with pedagogical values, the technological ones with the artistic parameters of education.
WHY CHOOSE TO ATTEND?
The graduates of the programme will become familiar with the values of the ancient Greek culture, the educational role that the theatre plays in education and the concept of "digital drama". They may be employed in cultural centres of municipalities, local government cultural organisations, theatres and theatrical organisations, private companies organising cultural events and spectacles, public and private education.
In the latter case, for current teachers, the acquisition of this postgraduate degree will act in addition to a specialisation in the application of technology in education, which will allow credit points allocation and will multiply the potential for rapid development in the hierarchy of their sector. If they are unemployed, the chances of finding a job in the field of their basic degree will be strengthened, since the deepening in specific fields and the acquisition, knowledge and skills in them, will function positively for each future candidacy in an available job.
The Programme is evaluated and certified by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education.
The Open University of Cyprus (OUC), through its participation in the European project "Liaison Offices with the Labour Market", offers to students of all its programmes of study, the optional and free of charge Thematic Unit (i.e. Module) entitled "Industry Placement". This module provides students opportunities for a placement to gain professional experience in their particular field of study, and the hosting institution can be any public or private organisation operating in the Republic of Cyprus.
Each student has the right to participate in this offering once or twice during his / her studies, provided that s/he meets the required conditions.
Request more information by contacting the OUC Liaison Office here.
EUROPEAN CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM – ECTS: 90
TEACHING LANGUAGE: Greek
DEGREE AWARDED: Magister Artium (MA)
The minimum requirement for admission to the programme is an undergraduate degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution in specialisations related to those included in the programme, i.e. to be:
- Graduates of Philology and Foreign Languages Departments
- Primary and secondary school teachers (philologists, teachers, kindergarten teachers, theatrologists)
- Graduates of the OUC Programme "Studies in Hellenic Culture"
- Graduates of Pedagogical Departments
- Graduates of Informatics Departments
- Graduates of the Departments of Social and Related Sciences
- Graduates of Media Departments
- Graduates of the Departments of Cultural Studies
- Actors and artists of the theatre with a university degree.
It is desirable that students have very good knowledge of the English language, since some parts of the Programme's complementary educational material is in English.
Adequate knowledge of computers (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and Internet, in order to be able to meet the educational requirements of distance learning.
The tuition fees for this programme amount to 5,400 Euro. The tuition fees per module are 900 Euro.
Applications can be submitted exclusively online:
Application dates for the Academic year 2022-2023 : February 24 - May 24, 2022.
The combination and juxtaposition of elements derived from independent individual scientific fields, which come together and form a hybrid composition, which is offered for the first time as a complete interdisciplinary and integrative master's programme has:
- Content: the multiple facets and parameters of the ancient Greek culture
- Method: the various techniques and codes of drama and theatre in education
- Medium: the possibilities offered by Information and Communication Technologies in Education
- Agency: the modern version of digital Drama and Theatre
In order to complete the programme and obtain a postgraduate degree in "Digital Drama and Theatre in the Study of the Ancient Greek Culture", successful attendance and examination in four (4) semester modules and in addition the completion of a Master Thesis are required.
|Digital Drama and Theatre in the study of Ancient Greek Culture|
|Modules||Semester||Required / Elective||Prerequisite Modules||Corequisite Modules||Work Load|
|Common for all Specializations|
|ΨΗΔ511||Ancient Greek Civilization and Theatre||1||Required||375-450||15|
|ΨΗΔ512||Modern Trends and Applications of Digital Technologies in Education||1||Required||ΨΗΔ511||375-450||15|
|ΨΗΔ521||Theatre in Education: Artistic Expression and Pedagogy||2||Required||ΨΗΔ511||375-450||15|
|ΨΗΔ701Α||Master Thesis I||2||Required||ΨΗΔ511||ΨΗΔ521||375-450||15|
|ΨΗΔ611||Digital Drama and Theatre in Education||3||Required||ΨΗΔ511||375-450||15|
|ΨΗΔ701Β||Master Thesis II||3||Required||ΨΗΔ701Α||375-450||15|
ΨΗΔ511: Ancient Greek Civilization and Theatre, 15 ects
ΨΗΔ512: Modern Trends and Applications of Digital Technologies in Education, 15 ects
ΨΗΔ521: Theatre in Education: Artistic Expression and Pedagogy, 15 ects
ΨΗΔ611: Digital Drama and Theatre in Education, 15 ects
ΨΗΔ701Α: Master Thesis I, 15 ects
ΨΗΔ701Β: Master Thesis II, 15 ects
ΨΗΔ695: Industry Placement (1st), 5 ects
ΨΗΔ696: Industry Placement (2nd), 5 ects
Adjunct Faculty (Tutors)