KLAS3000 - Master's Thesis in Classical Studies


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Master thesis and oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination
Assignment 1/1

Course content

The topic for the master's thesis is selected in consultation with a supervisor, preferably in connection with an existing research project. An overview of ongoing projects at the department will be available at the beginning of each semester. The thesis should normally contain 25.000-35.000 words.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge and skills:


The candidate

  • has substantial knowledge in the field of research for the master thesis
  • has broad knowledge of Latin or Greek language and literature and of the scientific theories and methods related to this knowledge



The candidate

  • is able to use a broad range of information and critically analyze a linguistic or literary problem related to Latin or Greek sources
  • explain the traditon and reception of Latin or Greek texts and give an account of the related research literature
  • contribute to the research field of a specific linguistic or literary topic.

Learning methods and activities

The thesis is written in consultation with a supervisor. Two compulsory seminars.

Final grade for KLAS3000 can be adjusted after the oral examination.

Please see link for the numbers of hours of supervision eligible for your master's thesis

Compulsory assignments

  • Third semester seminar

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
History (MHIST)

Required previous knowledge

For students with a BA in Classical Studies: Lat1001, Lat1002, Lat1003, Lat1004, Lat1005, Lat1006, Klas2000, Klas2001, Klas2002

For students with a BA in Classical Civilization: Ant1101, Ant1102, Ant1003, Ant1104, Lat1001, Lat1003, Klas2000.

Requires admission to the master's program in Classical Studies.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  60.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Greek
  • Classical Culture
  • Latin
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Historical and Classical Studies


Examination arrangement: Master thesis and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 1/1
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 1/1
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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