Courses & Units

Greek and Roman Mythology HTC323

Hobart

Note:

May be taken as an English unit or as a Gender Studies Unit.

Introduction

This unit is a study of the role of myth in Greek and Roman culture through literary texts and ancient art, including an exploration of the relationship between mythological narratives and religious ritual. This unit also traces developments in the depiction of the gods and heroes as a mirror of social and political change, and addresses the reception of classical myth in later ages.

Summary

Unit name Greek and Roman Mythology
Unit code HTC323
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator

Hitomi Yoshida

Teaching staff

Dr Graeme Miles

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the range of historical, literary, and cultural material for the study of classical myth.
  2. Explain the historical and cultural contexts which produced and shaped myth.
  3. Evaluate the different sources and media for the study of myth.
  4. Express basic analysis of mythic texts and images in writing.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090305 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $1,812.50

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any Faculty

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • Recorded, introductory lecture (approx. 30 minutes).
  • Weekly online reflection on reading.
  • 1 x 2 hour mixed format seminar consisting of: 2 x half hour lectures, with a half hour group discussion following each.
Assessment

Task 1: Weekly reading reflections, 50-100 words (10%)

Task 2: Primary text analyses x 3, 300 words each (15%)

Task 3: Major essay, 2250 words (35%)

Task 4: Take-home exam (40%)

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Textbooks

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