These modules are available to be taken by all International/Occasional students:
- GC151: An Introduction to Greek and Roman Civilization I: Gods and Heroes: From Myth to History
- GC152: An Introduction to Greek and Roman Civilization II: Making Rome: Culture, Politics and Society in the Roman Republic
- GC204: Greek Tragedy
- GC215: Women in Greece and Rome
- GC216 Philosophy of Love and Friendship
- GC217: Power and the People in Imperial Rome
- GC224 Understanding Thucydides: The Flowering of Greek Historiography
- GC225 Homer, Troy, and Early Greece
- GC226 Ovid: Poet of Metamorphoses, Exile, and Love
- GC309: The Aeneid and the Story of Roman Epic
- GC313: Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Macedonia and Alexander the Great
- GC316: A World full of Gods: Religious life in the Roman Empire
- GC318 Greek Law and Political Theory
- GC319 Roman Law and Society
- GC320 Ireland and the Classics
IMPORTANT to NOTE: Module GC350 is not available to international or occasional students. Modules in Latin or Ancient Greek language may also be taken by students who are visiting for the whole year, and may depend on prior experience with those languages. For candidates visiting for semester one only, Latin and Greek modules are not available. For further information contact the Department of Ancient Classics.
International and Occasional Students Assessment requirements (2021-2022)
I. Students visiting for Semester 1 only
- For students in this category, assessment must be completed by the end of the teaching semester, and sitting January examinations is therefore not an option.
- Modules for Greek (GR) and Latin (LN) languages are not available for students visiting for Semester One only.
- First-year module, GC151: An Introduction to Greek and Roman Civilization I (Gods and Heroes: From Myth to History). Assessment will consist of two written assignments. Details for each (titles, word counts) will be made available by the lecturer in the course of the semester. The due dates* are as follows:
- First written assignment (worth 40%) 12 November (Friday), 5pm
- Second written assignment (worth 60%) 10 December (Friday), 5pm
- Second- and third-year modules. Students will write one essay of 3000-3500 words, the titles/topics for which will be made available by the lecturer. The due dates* are as follows:
- GC217 Power and the People in Imperial Rome To be set by lecturer
- GC225 Homer, Troy, Early Greece 6 December (Mon.), 5pm
- GC226 Ovid: Poet of Metamorphoses, Exile, Love 13 December (Mon.), 5pm
- GC309 The Aeneid and the Story of Roman Epic 6 December (Mon.), 5pm
- GC313 Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Macedonia and Alexander the Great 13 December (Mon.), 5pm
- GC318 Greek Law and Political Theory To be set by lecturer
II. Students here for the full academic year or for Semester 2 only.
- Students in this category will be assessed in exactly the same way as regular Maynooth University students; i.e. they will sit the same examination (or do the same written assignments) and have the same essay options for any module they take. Please see the relevant Student Handbook for details on individual modules and their forms of assessment.
- All modules (in both semesters and in all courses—in Greek & Roman Civilisation (GC), in Greek (GR), and in Latin (LN)) are available to students in this category.
- GC350 (Essay Project) is the one module not available to International and Occasional students.
* For assignments submitted late, penalties will apply: please see Student Handbook for details on Departmental policy for late work.