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Studying the Past: An Introduction to Ancient History in the 21st Century

Undergraduate | MAQ-AHIX1210 | 2024

Explore how universities in today’s modern world research and make meaning of the past. You’ll review evidence of major events in Greek and Roman history. And with a critical eye, you’ll evaluate ancient sources against current principles and processes.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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Studying the Past: An Introduction to Ancient History in the 21st Century

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to

    1. Engage with contemporary cultural perspectives and practices to contextualise historical knowledge from antiquity
    2. Explain the principles a processes by which historical and/or archaeological evidence from ancient Greece, Rome and Late Antiquity is analysed, evaluated and interpreted.
    3. Examine and critically evaluate historical data with initiative and judgement by presenting evidence based exposition of knowledge and ideas about the study of antiquity.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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