- Code CLAS4008
- Unit Value 6 units
In this course students will undertake readings in one of: Ancient History, Classical Studies, Latin or Ancient Greek, with a view to analysing or translating texts, literature or history. Students will continue their training in Classics methodology and engage with pre-professional and professional scholars by attending seminar papers presented in the Centre for Classical Studies research seminar program.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- review, evaluate and apply the types of evidence and approaches used by Classical scholars to address difficult issues in the discipline;
- engage critically with arguments by modern scholars;
- develop and enhance skills in close reading, marshaling evidence, and presenting original arguments both verbally and in writing to graduate standard;
- demonstrate the ability to translate a range of texts in either Latin or Ancient Greek from a variety of genres and evaluate a variety of advanced approaches to analysis of Greek and Roman history or literature and use scholarly writing as a model for their own work; and
- continue training in some of the key methodological approaches used by historical, literary and philological scholars in their study of Greek and Roman antiquity.
- Workshop participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Final Examination (90) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 36 hours of seminar b) 94 hours of independent student research and reading.
Requisite and Incompatibility
N/A Minor Amendments Only
Preliminary ReadingThe reading list that forms the basis for the exam is changed from year to year according to student interest staff involved in teaching the course. Readings supplied to students.
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of a cognate major.
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|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|22 Jul 2024
|29 Jul 2024
|31 Aug 2024
|25 Oct 2024