Courses & Units

Ancient Civilisations 1A: Introduction to Ancient Greece HTC101

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Introduction

This unit provides a chronological and thematic overview of the history, literature, and culture of Ancient Greece, from the Dark Ages (c. 1200 BCE) to the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE). Examples of seminar topics include epic poetry (Homer), the development of democracy, sexuality and society, Athenian tragedy (Euripides), art and architecture, and ancient philosophy (Socrates). This unit provides the foundational knowledge and skills required for further studies in Ancient Civilisations.

Summary

Unit name Ancient Civilisations 1A: Introduction to Ancient Greece
Unit code HTC101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Teaching staff

Dr Jayne Knight and Dr Graeme Miles

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090305

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HTC100

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 

Weekly Introductory Lecture (recorded, approx. 30 minutes) 


Weekly 2-hour mixed format seminar (typically comprising two 30-minute lectures and two periods of discussion)

Off Campus:

Weekly Introductory Lecture (recorded, approx. 30 minutes)

2 x 30-minute lecture recordings weekly

4 x 2-hour Web Conference (discussion-based)
Assessment

* Weekly online quiz @ 50-100 words (10%)                                                
* 3 x Primary Text Analysis @ 250 words (15%)                                                    
* Major essay @ 1500 words (35%)                                                                            
* 2-hour exam (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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