After graduating you can be employed in positions requiring in-depth knowledge of this area and/or a range of academic skills such as critical text analysis, independent research, problem solving, creative thinking, text writing, presentation skills.
Uncover the Ancient World
What can you do after your Master's degree?
Enter the workforce
Alumni from the programme have started careers in:
Teaching in secondary education
The broad cultural sector including: museums, archives, journalism, publishing, cultural tourism
Deepen your academic knowledge
Follow an Educational Master
Or you can follow an Educational Master’s programme and become a fully qualified secondary school teacher in the Netherlands. With the Classics specialisation, you can follow VU Amsterdam’s one-year Dutch Educational Master’s (Leraar VHO in de Taal- en Cultuurwetenschappen), specialising in Greek and Latin.
Join one of the Research Master’s programmes within ACASA
If you perform well during the regular Master’s programme and wish to pursue a PhD candidacy at VU Amsterdam or the UvA, or at another university in the Netherlands or abroad, continuing your studies in one of the two-year selective Research Master’s programmes within ACASA – Classics and Ancient Studies: Research at VU Amsterdam or Archaeology at UvA – may be an option.