Master in Greek Civilization – Description
The Master Programme in Greek Civilization reflects the priorities of the NUP mission and is designed to meet local and national needs. The aim of the Programme is to provide students with the opportunity to study at Master’s level different aspects of Greek culture and civilization, such as Philosophy, Politics, Language, Literature, History, Drama, Art, Science and Religion.
The Master in Greek Civilizationis organised in terms of major themes, and the various courses that make up the Master in Greek Civilization trace developments of the various topics from antiquity to the modern era. Thus historical themes are studied from the Persian wars, through Byzantium to Modern Greek state and the establishment and experiences of the Republic of Cyprus.
Similarly, Greek literature covers the entire 3000 years of literary tradition from Homer to the postwar generation. Drama, Philosophy, the classical heritage of Europe and the scientific progress are covered extensively in the Programme.
The Programme in Greek Civilization is informed by rigorous scholarship and embraces modern pedagogy and learning technologies.
The Master in Greek Civilization aims to offer, among others:
- a good knowledge of all the main aspects of Greek civilization
- a better perspective of Greek Literature, Philosophy and Art based on an understanding of its relevance to the world
- a critical perspective of Greek History as well as of Cyprus History
- a good understanding of the factors that have influenced the development of art and culture in Cyprus