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Women and Gender in the Ancient World

Undergraduate | MAQ-AHIX3201 | 2024

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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Women and Gender in the Ancient World

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to

    1. Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of the evidence relating to the life experiences of women and concepts of gender in the ancient world.
    2. Evaluate ancient source material and modern interpretations of that material at an advanced level.
    3. Formulate arguments, express ideas and respond to the views of staff and peers in both oral and written form at an advanced level.
    4. Appreciate historiographical theories and how historical information (in the broadest sense) may be extracted from ancient texts and archaeological remains.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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


Pre-requisite: 130cp at 1000 level and above or 20cp in AHIS or AHST units at 2000 level or above

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 Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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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What to study next?

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

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Bachelor of Arts

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