Ref: C2228629

This is a two-hour taster session outlining the course content of the full ten-week course on The Minoans. It will touch upon who they were, when they thrived, where they lived and what they achieved as well as why the civilization collapsed. In short, how the Minoans, the most sophisticated culture in Europe during the Bronze Age developed, exploiting natural resources and why natural forces destroyed their sophisticated culture.

Course aim

This two-hour taster session will briefly outline the full 10 week course content on Minoan Crete. It will cover who, where and when the Minoans were, what they achieved and their eventual demise.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Outline the location, chronological development, cultural achievements and demise of Minoan Bronze Age civilization.
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How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need an internet connection and personal digital device to access the course at home as well as access 'Canvas' the WEAs digital program with supporting course material.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet



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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
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  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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