The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies offers two post-graduate degrees in Hellenistic studies
1) QUALIFYING DIPLOMA FOR A MASTERS IN HELLENISTIC STUDIES
The Qualifying Diploma for a Masters in Hellenistic Studies is a requirement for non-specialists. Candidates who have not studied the classical period at the undergraduate level are required to take the Qualifying Diploma before going on to a Masters in Hellenistic Studies.
The Qualifying Diploma comprises 8 courses, and each course is 3 credit hours, totaling 24 credit hours in all. No thesis is required, but 75% attendance is compulsory. The diploma semester is fifteen weeks. Students wishing to proceed to a Masters program must score a minimum of 80.
Roman History (3 credits) (offered this semester)
Introduction to Roman Culture (3 credits)
Greek Art (3 credits)
2) MASTERS IN HELLENISTIC STUDIES
Graduates of departments of Classics, Archeology and Ancient History (International) may apply directly for a Masters in Hellenistic Studies.
There are four modules to choose from:
50 credit hours are required, divided into 18 for Mandatory, 10 for Core Subjects and 12 for Electives and 20 for the thesis. Each course is 3 credit hours.
Students are required to take 10 courses, of which 3 are Mandatory, 3 are Core, and 4 Elective.
Students must attend 80% of each course.