- Code ARCH2600
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Archaeology
- Areas of interest Archaeology
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This introduction to the archaeology of Buddhism across Asia covers the period from the birth of Buddhism, exploring the archaeological remains from India, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam as well as China to c. AD 1500.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this Unit of Study students will be expected to:
- Possess a strong knowledge relating to the evidence provided by archaeology for the history and material culture of Buddhist Asia in the relevant time period.
- Have acquired a solid grounding in relevant archaeological methodologies, and an understanding of how these may be utilised in order to analyse archaeological materials.
- Have increased the ability to work interactively in the seminar setting.
Research essay 2500 words 60% Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3
Exam 30% Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3
Tutorial Participation 10% Assesses Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3
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- Contact hours: At least 3 hours a week, which will comprise face-to-face teaching and other forms of compulsory teaching and learning activities which do not require students and/or teachers to be present in the same physical location e.g. online communication, video conferencing etc. One hour of lecture and one hour of tutorial will be presented each week.
- Private study: It is expected that students will undertake 7 hours per week per unit of study toward the completion of assignments, class and exam preparation etc
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