Study Classics and Classical Studies in Canadian Universities

International students who have a fascination for classics and classical literature can pursue their choices of specialization programs in classics and classical studies from any of the reputed Canadian universities, namely the University of Winnipeg; University of New Brunswick; Dalhousie University; University of Guelph; Laurentian University of Sudbury; University of Ottawa; Queen’s University; University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo.

The University of Winnipeg

Candidates who are looking for a bachelor level qualification in classics may consider Bachelor of Arts programs offered by the University of Winnipeg in the discipline of classics such as BA (4-year/honours) in classics and BA (3-year) in classics

University of New Brunswick

Bachelor of Arts in classical studies viz. BA in classical studies is available at the University of New Brunswick for those who wish to pursue a degree in classical studies in Canada.

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University offers qualifications in classics such as BA in Classics with concentration; BA in Classics – with major/honours and PhD in Classics

University of Guelph

An honors degree in classical studies viz. BA honours classical studies is available for eligible candidates at the University of Guelph

Laurentian University of Sudbury

A short duration certificate program in classical studies, Certificate in Classical Studies is provided by the Laurentian University of Sudbury for both the domestic and the international students.

University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa offers both bachelor and master level qualifications in classical studies. Honours BA with specialization in Classical Studies  and MA in Classical Studies are available at the university.

Queen’s University

Queen’s University conducts Bachelor of Arts courses in both classics and classical studies such as BA in classical studies and BA in classics

University of Toronto


University of Toronto is well known for advanced master and doctoral level qualifications in the discipline of classics and major classics academic programs offered by the university include a PhD in Classics and a MA in Classics.

University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo awards both general and honors degrees in classical studies viz. BA general in classical studies and BA honours in classical studies

Other major Canadian universities where academic programs in classics and classical studies offered are the University of Western Ontario (MA in Classical Studies); York University (BA in Classical Studies/Classics); Concordia University (BA in classics) and the University of Regina (Minor in Classical Studies)


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