Postgraduate | MAQ-AHIX6201-2023
Ancient Historiographical and Historical Studies: Foundation
Part of a degree
- 20 Feb 2023,
- 24 July 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
On successful completion, a student will be able to:
- Acquire knowledge of a range of ancient cultures in their geographic and chronological contexts above undergraduate level.
- Understand how past societies developed and interacted worldwide and some of the principles, concepts and techniques used in the study of their history and/or archaeology above undergraduate level.
- Read ancient sources and literature from different historical and/or archaeological disciplines and interpret written and material evidence with appreciation and understanding above undergraduate level.
- Plan and present written arguments about ancient cultures and material in coherent and documented form above undergraduate level.
- Apply and adapt knowledge of a range of issues, questions and problems relating to the contemporary understanding of the past above undergraduate level.
- Demonstrate critical engagement with a variety of modern scholarly opinions.
- "A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials."
Students will undertake historiographical and historical studies relevant to their field of interest. This unit provides students with fundamental introductory knowledge and understanding in ancient history and modern scholarship relevant to their field of interest. The students will acquire knowledge of a range of ancient cultures in their geographic and chronological contexts, understand how past societies developed and interacted worldwide, read ancient sources and literature from different historical and/or archaeological disciplines and interpret written and material evidence with appreciation and understanding. It is a foundational unit for students who do not have a degree with a major in the field of ancient world and archaeological studies.
- annotated bibliography (30%)
- Research plan (30%)
- Essay (40%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- MAQ-HIS-GCE-2023 - Graduate Certificate of Ancient History
- MAQ-HIS-MAS-2023 - Master of Ancient History
No additional requirements
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees