Capstone in Ancient History and Archaeology
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- 24 Jul 2023
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On successful completion you will be able to
- acquire knowledge of historical developments and historiography relevant to chosen topic
- demonstrate skill in evaluating ancient source material and modern interpretations of that source material at an advanced level
- formulate arguments and express ideas at an advanced level
- develop sophisticated research skills and an ability to manage an extended research and writing project
- reflect upon the process of research and on scholarly debates
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Admission to Bachelor of Arts and completion of 130 cps at 1000 level or above
No additional requirements
Students will undertake extended research on a topic arising from an AHIS unit which they have previously completed, and produce a research project which will be presented orally at a unit mini-conference and as a written paper (2500-3000 words). In preparation for the larger research project students will submit an annotated bibliography and research plan together with a review of a book relevant to the project. Students must contact the unit convenor by the first week of the session to obtain approval for their topic.
- Vodcast (20%)
- Book review (10%)
- Annotated Bibliography (30%)
- Research paper (40%)
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