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Undergraduate | MAQ-AHIX3241 | 2024

Dialogue of Cultures in the Ancient World

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 19 Feb 2024
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About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to

    1. Apply notions of cultural identity, acculturation, assimilation, rejection, and superiority amongst peoples and cultures of Egypt and the ancient Near East.
    2. Understand and critically evaluate methodological approaches to the study of cultural dialogue in antiquity.
    3. Acquire skills necessary for the analysis and interpretation of social and political identity in the ancient world.
    4. Conduct independent research, synthesize acquired knowledge, and effectively plan, organize and prioritize work.
    5. Communicate effectively with teaching staff and peers.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Pre-requisite: AHIX1250 and AHIX2251

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Arts

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