Department of Greek & Latin

MA Induction 2014

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

Director of the MA programme for 2014-15: Prof. Maria Wyke (Professor Chris Carey, the outgoing MA Tutor, will induct MA students).

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 2014 runs from Monday 22 September – Friday 26 September.

  • Monday 22 September

2:00 - 5.00 Professor Chris Carey (MA Tutor) available for individual consultation: Gordon House 1st floor, Room 104.  Please book a convenient slot on the sign-up sheet on his office door (Room 104).

  • Tuesday 23 September

12:00 Meeting for all new MA students, Physics A1/3 Lecture Theatre (see UCL route finder and map): Prof. Chris Carey

2:00 - 5.30 MA Course Fair, Senate House Chancellor’s Hall: programme here

  • Wednesday 24 September

9.00-12.00 and 14.30-16.00

Professor Carey (MA Tutor) will meet students individually to discuss course choices (Gordon House). Please sign up for a time-slot in Gordon House. Please use the sign-up sheet on his door (Room 104, 1st floor, Gordon House).  All students need to complete the MA course selection form and return it to the Departmental Office (Room G05, ground floor, Gordon House).

14:45-18:00 UCL Library Tours. Students will tour the library in groups. The groups will be announced at the meeting for new students.

  • Thursday 25 September

11.00 Information Systems Induction: J Z Young Lecture Theatre.

14:00-16:00 Professor Carey (MA Tutor) available for final consultation on course choices (Gordon House). Please sign up for a time-slot in Gordon House (sign-up sheet on door of Room 104, 1st floor, Gordon House).  Please see MA Student Tutorial Form.

17:00: Deadline for the submission of course choices.

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).

  • Friday 26 September

5:30-7:00 Reception for postgraduate students and staff. Pierson G22 Lecture theatre (north-west corner of the Front Quadrangle of UCL): route finder here

  • Monday 29 September

MA classes begin

  • Friday 3 October

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


TERM DATES 2014-15

  • First term: Mon. 22 September - Fri. 12 December
  • Second term: Mon. 12 January - Fri. 27 March
  • Deadline for MA course-work to be submitted: 5pm, Monday 1 June 2015
  • MA dissertation presentations (all MA students): Thursday 4 June 2015 (9am - 2pm)
  • Friday 5 June (5:30 - 7pm): end of year postgraduate party (Gordon Square)
  • Deadline for MA dissertations to be submitted: 15 September 2015

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: 5 April 2015
  • Eastern churches: 12 April 2015

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