Department of Greek & Latin

MA Induction 2015

The MA in Classics 
The MA in the Reception of the Classical World

Director of the MA programme for 2016-17: Prof. Maria Wyke

Welcome to UCL! There is a Common Room for postgraduate students in the Department of Greek and Latin.


a) Maps of the main Bloomsbury campus of UCL

b) Find useful information about your first few weeks at UCL

... and the New Students' Guide to UCL

c) The International Students Orientation Programme 2016 runs fromWednesday 19 September – Friday 22 September 2016

Monday 26 September:  Welcome

13:30 – 15:30  Gordon House G09. Group Induction for all UCL MA students in Classics and Reception, including Erasmus students.

  • Making Intercollegiate Course Choices

Professor Wyke (MA Tutor) is available for individual consultation about making course choices: Gordon House 1st floor, Room 104.  Please book a convenient slot on the sign-up sheet on her office door (Room 104).

Monday 26 September          16:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 27 September         10.30 - 13:00
Wednesday 28 September     14:00 - 15:30
Thursday 29 September        13:00 - 16:00

Tuesday 27 September

14:30 - 17:30 MA Intercollegiate Course Fair, Senate House Chancellor’s Hall: programme here

If you wish to take a KCL or RHUL course, you need to complete the appropriate KCL or RHUL intercollegiate form and return it asap to the Departmental Office (Room G05, ground floor, Gordon House).

Wednesday 28 September

12:30 - 14:00 UCL Library Tours. Students will tour the library in groups. The groups will be announced at the meeting for new students on 26 Sept.

17:00 - 18:30 Reception for postgraduate students and staff (room tbc)

Thursday 29 September

11:00 -12:00  Talk at Science Library about use of UCL Special Collections

All students need to complete the MA course selection form and return it to the Departmental Office (Room G05, ground floor, Gordon House) by 16:00 on Thursday 29 September

Monday 5 October

MA classes begin

Friday 7 October

14.00 - 15.30  MA Classics core course (M950): first meeting. Programme for the term here >>


TERM DATES 2016-17

  • First term: Mon. 26 September - Fri. 22 December 2016
  • Second term: Mon. 09 January - Fri. 24 March 2017
  • Deadline for MA course-work to be submitted: 17:00, Thursday 1 June 2017
  • MA dissertation presentations (all MA students): Friday 2 June 2017 (9:00 - 14:00)
  • Friday 2 June (17:30 - 19:00): end of year postgraduate party (Gordon Square)
  • Deadline for MA dissertations to be submitted: 15 September 2017

N.B. Term dates at KCL and RHUL are slightly different: it is your responsibility to check teaching dates if you take a course at these Colleges.


  • Western churches: 16 April 2017
  • Eastern churches: 16 April 2017