The subject of Latin paves the way to the ancient Greek language and literature and their reception from the aspects of literary and cultural studies and related questions. The programme of studies offers not only in-depth, subject-didactic literary and cultural instruction in Latin, but also didactic preparation in terms of linguistic, literary and cultural studies for teaching at secondary schools (grammar schools or integrated schools). The objective of the Master’s degree programme in Latin Philology leading to a “Master of Education” (M.E.) degree is a scientific qualification for teaching Latin at secondary schools.
Specialised studies comprise a total of 29 credits, which must be earned by attending the following scientifically and subject-didactically oriented modules:
- M.Lat.11: Latin Literature (8 C)
- M.Lat.12: Latin Language (6 C)
- M.Lat.13: Intermediate Module Teaching Methodology Latin
- M.Lat.14: Educational Practice in Latin (8 C) OR
- M.Lat.15: Latin Research-Based Practical Training (8 C)
In addition to classical literature in Greek and Latin, the Classical Philology Department in Göttingen lays a special research emphasis on literature in Imperial and Late Antique times as well as on the didactics of ancient languages.
Language requirements before the start of studies
Proficiency certificates in Latin and Ancient Greek
Teaching for upper secondary level (Subject: Latin)