The principal objective of the postgraduate programme in Greek Linguistics and Literature is to capitalise on theoretical insights from contemporary linguistics and literary theory in the study of Greek literature, with special emphasis on its classical period but also on diachronic developments and didactics.
WHY CHOOSE TO ATTEND?
The postgraduate programme in Greek Linguistics and Literature is unique in that it integrates linguistics and literary studies. More specifically, the programme:
-deploys analytical tools from formal linguistics, text linguistics, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis in the study of literature
-has a strong interdisciplinary dimension which combines literary, cultural, sociological/anthropological and linguistic approaches
-provides skills for effective teaching
-provides the theoretical apparatus necessary for interdisciplinary approaches
-hones complex research skills necessary for doctoral studies
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 Units - ECTS: 120
Teaching Language: Greek
Level of Studies: Postgraduate
Title to be Awarded: Magister Artium (MA)
The minimum requirement for admission to a postgraduate programme is an undergraduate degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution.
Please note that a good command of English, sufficient for academic study, is required.
The total cost of the fees for this postgraduate programme is 5,400€.
The tuition fees for each module are 1,350€. The tuition fees for the Master’s Thesis are also 1,350€.
The Open University of Cyprus has decided to offer a general discount to all incoming students of the M.A. Program in Greek Linguistics and Literature in 2022-23. The discount, which is over 40% of the current fees, applies to all Modules. The new fees will be at 800€ for each year-long Module of 30 ECTS and at 3,200€ total.
Applications can be submitted exclusively online:
Application dates for the Academic year 2022-2023 : February 24 - May 24, 2022.
The requirements for obtaining the Master's degree are the following:
successful completion of four (4) Modules
successful completion of three (3) Modules and a Master thesis (EGL701).
Students can choose one or two Modules per academic year. Modules begin in early October and end in June with the final written examination.
The programme starts off with two (2) compulsory Modules: EGL50 - Greek Language and Linguistics and EGL51 - Theoretical Approaches to Ancient Greek Literature. After successful completion of these two Modules, students are required to choose:
(A) one of the following elective Modules and a Master thesis
- EGL60 - Translation and Didactics
- EGL61 - Generic Transformations
- TSP60 - Reception of Ancient Drama
(B) two of the above elective Modules
EGL50, Greek Language and Linguistics, 30 ects
EGL51, Theoretical Approaches to Ancient Greek Literature, 30 ects
EGL60, Translation and Didactics, 30 ects
EGL61, Generic Transformations, 30 ects
TSP60, Reception of Ancient Drama, 30 ects
EGL701, Master Thesis, 30 ects
EGL695, Industry Placement (1st), 5 ects
EGL696, Industry Placement (2nd), 5 ects
Adjunct Faculty (Tutors)