Teacher in Charge: Ms R. LomaxRecommended Prior Learning
This is a literacy heavy subject. You should have 12 credits from a level 2 subject which is literacy rich (eg English or History etc). Ideally you should already have your 10 UE literacy credits.
Classical Studies 301
In this course we study both ancient Greece and ancient Rome. We look at the how the Classical world has influenced different societies, Roman mythology (Gods and heroes), religion and how Roman Emperors used art and architecture as propaganda. This course will help students to develop a wide range of academic skills which can be used across any academic setting. We will explore ideas such as citizenship and society, culture and identity, empire and power, conflict, and art and aesthetics.
20 Credits; UE Approved Subject
Topic: Lasting influences of the classical world
Internal AS 91398: Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time (6 credits)
Topic: Virgil's Aeneid
Internal AS 91397: Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology(ies) in the classical world (6 credits)
Preparing for external AS 91394: Analyse ideas and values of the classical world.
Topic: Roman Art and Architecture
Internal AS 91396: Analyse the significance of a work(s) of art in the classical world.
Topic: Revision of External topics
External AS 91396: Analyse the impact of a significant historical figure on the classical world (4 credits)
External AS 91394: Analyse ideas and values of the classical world (4 credits)
No days out of school are planned at this stage although should a relevant exhibition or university day occur a trip may take place.