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Hellenic Studies, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Burnaby, Canada
The Hellenic Studies Program at Simon Fraser University offers a wide selection of courses in Ancient, Byzantine, Early Modern and Modern Greek History, in addition to Archaeology and Greek language training. In-person seminars and lectures are supplemented by online courses and blended classrooms and students have the option of taking part in a Hellenic Studies Field School to Greece.
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Overview

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies is pleased to announce the return of our popular seminar series for the upcoming spring semester. These public events feature presentations by Hellenic Studies faculty, graduate students, and visiting scholars to the Centre.Seminars will be held twice a month throughout the spring semester and feature presentations on a range of Hellenic topics in the fields of Archaeology, Classics, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Modern Greek History, as well as Literary and Cultural Studies.

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. This program is offered by Simon Fraser University.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Diplomat
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Government Policy Analyst
  • Foreign Service Worker
  • Immigration Officer
  • Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Classical Mythology 
  • Ancient Greek
  • Great Texts: Ancient World to Renaissance
  • Social, Economic, and Political History of the Mediterranean 
  • History of Greek Civilization 
  • The Greeks in the Ottoman Empire 
  • Greece in the 20th Century 
  • War in the Balkans and the Making of the 21st Century 
  • Modern Greek for Beginners 
  • Modern Greek for Beginners 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Students must arrange to send official transcripts of academic records from all schools and colleges attended to Simon Fraser University. Replaceable documents will not be returned. Irreplaceable documents will be returned to the student personally, on request. If the student’s documents are not in either English or French, Simon Fraser University may require an official translation, certified by an educational official of the student’s country, an official of a Canadian Education Centre, or a Canadian consular or embassy official. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    979 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 979 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    195 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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