The Archaeology of the Classical World

Ref: C3840604

This course will provide an introduction to the material culture of ancient Greece and Rome. It will adopt a thematic approach and explore the major sites and debates in classical archaeology.

Course aim

This course will provide an introduction to the material culture of ancient Greece and Rome.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Identify broad developments in the history of ancient Greece and Rome (from an archaeological perspective)
  • Indicate the role that archaeology has played in the study of the Classical World
  • Explain classical archaeology's contribution to making of modern culture

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course outline

The Archaeology of the Classical World Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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