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Postgraduate | MAQ-AHIX8320 | 2024

Under the Shadow of Vesuvius: Archaeology in Ancient Campania

Course information for 2024 intake

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 22 July 2024
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Under the Shadow of Vesuvius: Archaeology in Ancient Campania

About this subject

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

    1. Read/view select textual and material sources from the mandatory primary archaeological sites and commentary in pertinent secondary sources and present the information in a written format
    2. Utilise and reflect on prior knowledge and experience, to apply higher level critical thinking skills, and to integrate and synthesise learning and knowledge of ancient sociohistorical practices from a range of archaeological sources and contexts.
    3. Enquire systematically and use research skills to create new knowledge that can contribute to the field of historical archaeology
    4. Communicate effectively and convey views about the life and times of ancient Campania to different social, cultural, and professional audiences
    5. Demonstrate a high standard of discernment and common sense in professional and personal judgement.

Entry requirements


NCCW (pre-2020 units) AHPG815, AHIX815

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

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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Master of Ancient History

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