Postgraduate | MAQ-AHIX8000 | 2024
Capstone Advanced Project
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Capstone Advanced Project
About this subject
On successful completion, a student will be able to:
- Acquire knowledge of how approaches to and methods of study of the ancient world have developed between the early nineteenth century and today.
- Uncover and assimilate information in a context appropriate to postgraduate study.
- Understand how scholars with varying outlooks and perspectives have combined investigating the ancient world with responding to and seeking to shape modern conditions.
- Relate understanding of the ancient world to broad conceptual frameworks and modern contexts, with a view to integrating knowledge and learning experiences from the whole Master of Ancient History degree program.
- Show in writing critical understanding of factual questions and judgements of likelihood and value.
- Demonstrate in writing ability to reason persuasively from a question to a provisional answer, citing relevant evidence.
- Weeks 1-3: Necrology
- Weeks 4-7: Hall of Fame
- Weeks 8-13: Manifesto
This unit will be offered in the form of an advanced project directed towards integrating the knowledge and learning experiences gained across the Master of Ancient History program as a whole. Students will explore the significance of study of the ancient world through critical examinations of the work of recent (nineteenth/twentieth century) and living practitioners of ancient history, and then complete the project with an essay exploring the relevance of contemporary concerns to the study of the ancient world.
- Participatory task (30%)
- Minor Essay (20%)
- Advanced project (50%)
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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-MAS-2024 - Master of Ancient History
Admission to MAncHist(OUA)
NCCW (pre-2020 units) AHPG880
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses