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Arts with a major in Modern Greek Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #201 (WUR) , | Online
This Bachelor of Arts with a major in Modern Greek Studies at Macquarie University provides a sound knowledge of the Greek language and culture, as well as an understanding of the cultural diversity that defines Australia, by studying Greek literature and history.


As the language of the first philosophers, physicians and scientists, the Greek language has provided a vast amount of terminology to the artistic, medical, scientific, and social disciplines. It is very much in use in Australia today, with three major Greek newspapers and numerous radio networks in New South Wales alone. Australian students with a connection to Greece can explore their heritage, and see how Greek migration contributed to the making of modern Australia.

Key features of this Bachelor of Arts with a major in Modern Greek Studies at Macquarie University:

  • We encourage students to study in Greece, in a University-run residential course or under exchange agreements. You can study at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki or the University of Athens.
  • Modern Greek studies was established at Macquarie University in 1988.
  • This major has the support of The Macquarie University Greek Studies Foundation.

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Apply early! It is a good idea to apply at least two to three months before Session begins, to have enough time to organise your student visa.   
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    69 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Advanced Modern Greek I
  • Advanced Modern Greek II
  • Modern Greek Translation
  • History of the Greek Language
  • Advanced Residential Short Unit
  • Modern Greek Research Option
  • Advanced Modern Greek III
  • Advanced Modern Greek IV


Students with an interest in the Greek language and culture.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

To apply for an undergraduate program, international students will need to have completed one or more of the following academic qualifications:

  • A recognised senior secondary school qualification or university entrance examination, such as the New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) or other equivalent Australian or overseas high school qualification
  • A recognised university Foundation course
  • A recognised 2 or 3-year Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree
  • At least one year of a university degree from a recognised institution

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31800 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    10754 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10754 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
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