The MA in Classical Studies at Waterloo provides a broad range of courses and research opportunities for our graduate students.  Faculty have extensive and wide-ranging research and teaching experience, with expertise in the study of literature, history, and material culture.  The program provides strong language training, as well as the analytical and communications skills necessary for future academic or non-academic careers. 

Please explore the links above for a description of the program, specific faculty research information, funding opportunities, course information and more about graduate studies at the University of Waterloo. If you would like to find out more about this program or studying at the University of Waterloo, please feel free to contact us as we are always happy to answer your questions.

Read about the experiences of Jonathan Shen and Ryan Walsh and hear about DJ and Michaela's experiences. 

DJ is a recent graduate of the MA Classical Studies program and now works for the Waterloo Regional Police Service.

Michaela is a graduate of the MA Classical Studies program and loved it here so much that she stayed on campus and now works at Renison University College.

Jonathan Shen standing beside the AltarJonathan Shen standing beside the Altar, after his talk at Kato Zakro, Crete, Greece.

International students

Due to funding restrictions, the Faculty of Arts is currently limiting the number of international students we can admit. Please contact the department's Associate Chair, Graduate Studies prior to applying to discuss your interest in this program.

Program contacts

Riemer Faber, Associate Chair, Graduate Studies
519-888-4567 x 42817 |rfaber@uwaterloo.ca

Brigitte Schneebeli, Administrative Manager
519-888-4567 x 42377 | bschneeb@uwaterloo.ca