Archaeology of Ancient Civilisations
Undergraduate | LTU-ARC1CIV | 2024
Unearth ancient history. You’ll explore the powerful civilisations of ancient Egypt, China, South America, and others. Trace the rise and fall of ancient cultures, thinking about how their stories relate to today’s society.
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- 21 July 2024
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 12 weeks
- Start dates
- 29 July 2024
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Archaeology of Ancient Civilisations
About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to:
- Develop appropriate questions for archaeological case studies
- Answer research questions about archaeological case studies using relevant literature on ancient civilisations
- Recognise and discuss the cultural diversity of world civilisations and varying attitudes to individual human rights
- Integrate key methodological and theoretical skills
- Accurately interpret the relationship between variables in a given dataset and draw supported conclusions
- Ancient Civilisations
- Archaic States
- Complex Societies
- The rise of Urbanism
- Ritual and Power
- Bronze Age Cultures
- Early Writing Systems
This subject reviews what archaeology has discovered about the world's great civilisations. We investigate how civilisations developed and the implications of this knowledge for our own survival. We embark on a survey of the variety of complex human societies that have arisen in the last 6,000 years: in Egypt and the Middle East, the Mediterranean and Western Europe, China, South and Southeast Asia, Mesoamerica and South America. Lectures in this subject are pre-recorded and available on the LMS. Tutorials require live attendance by all students.
- One 1,500-word essay. (40%)
- On-line quizzes (1,000-word equivalent). On-line quizzes will be assessed with multiple submissions for each one possible until the deadline. (25%)
- One 1.5-hour test (1,500-word equivalent) which promotes review of key knowledge and interpretations. (35%)
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