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Academic Advising

Students are strongly encouraged to contact the Classical Studies Advisor in order to discuss their selection of courses, degree options and curricular requirements. New and returning students: please check the News and Events section for additional advising sessions.

Classics and Classics-Related Graduate Courses

Beginning in Fall 2016*, the following graduate courses may be counted toward a graduate program in classics. Students are advised that in any given semester only a small number of the following courses may be offered. It is the student's responsibility to fulfill all program requirements. He/she is strongly encouraged to work closely with the classics graduate advisor and his/her thesis supervisor to arrange a schedule that satisfies all program requirements while offering the student a coherent course of study.

Undergraduate Programs in Classics and Ancient History


Classical Studies offers an in-depth study of the languages, literature, history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome. Undergraduates may select from a wide range of Classics (CLAS) and History (HIST) courses offered by the Department of Historty and Classical Studies. In addition, several courses in related disciplines in the Faculty of Arts (Philosophy, English, Art History, and more) can be counted toward a Classics program. 

Classical Studies

Welcome to Classical Studies at McGill!

Classical Studies at McGill is a boutique program in the best sense. We offer challenging undergraduate and graduate degree options taught by high profile professors who emphasize inquiry based learning and close academic interaction with their students. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students regularly participate in professional research operations. Academic excellence in training is also reflected in a very strong student exit record. Read more here.

Undergraduate Student Awards



Undergraduate Awards

Charles Alexander Scholarship (Value: $ 1,200)

Established in 1870 for the encouragement of the study of Classics and other subjects.

Dr. James Barclay Scholarship (Value: $ 900)

Awarded to a student in Classics.