FYI: 1-Year Degree in Latin or Greek, U College Cork
ONE YEAR DIPLOMA IN LATIN OR GREEK
University College Cork, Ireland
The Department of Classics is offering, in conjunction with its intensive 8-week Summer School in Latin and Greek, the chance for students to acquire Ancient Greek or Latin from scratch to the level of a Bachelor's degree in just one year.
The course is aimed primarily at postgraduate students in diverse disciplines who need to acquire knowledge of either of the languages for further study and research, and at teachers whose schools would like to reintroduce Latin and Greek into their curriculum.
The course starts in July and consists of two parts. Part A requires completion of the Summer School programme (25 ECTS credits). Part B consists of a total of 9 second and third year courses worth a total of 50 ECTS credits which would be completed over the Autumn and Winter semesters here in Cork. The courses cover a variety of authors as well
as a more detailed examination of grammar. One course running over both semesters is devoted to reading tailored to each student's need.
The one-year Diploma course should be of particular interest to school boards wishing to introduce these subjects into (or maintain them as part of) their curriculum. In the context of the current shortage of Latin teachers in the USA in particular, this Diploma course presents a unique opportunity for schools to have a number of Classical languages teachers trained in just one year. It is planned to add a module in teaching method to the courses in 2005/6.
Further enquiries about the Diploma programme should be directed to:
Dr. Noreen Humble
Department of Ancient Classics
University College Cork
Tel. +353-21-4902564, Fax +353-21-4903277
Further information on the Summer School can be found on our website:
with details about the Diploma programme forthcoming.
The Summer School has just been awarded:
The European Label for Innovative Language Teaching and Learning 2003