The Fabulous Treasures of Tutankhamun

Ref: C2340985

Archaeology is the story of fabulous treasures and great discoveries, not least that of Tutankhamun and his tomb filled with ‘wonderful things’. Join us as we find out more about this wonder of the ancient world. Everyone welcome; no previous knowledge assumed.

Course aim

The course aims to introduce learners to the boy pharaoh Tutankhamun and the treasures found in his tomb by archaeologists.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Discuss who discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb and how that discovery was made
  • Discuss who Tutankhamun was and how he died
  • List at least three treasures found in Tutankhamun’s tomb
  • Describe at least three treasures found in Tutankhamun’s tomb

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Essential reading will be provided. Learners are recommended to bring a pen and paper with them.

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
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

The Fabulous Treasures of Tutankhamun

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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