Undergraduate Course: The Roman World 1B: The Roman Empire (CLGE08004)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will introduce students to the history and culture of Rome under the emperors. It will focus both on the city of Rome and its vast empire, from the Antonine Wall to the Euphrates.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 33,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Essay of c. 2000 words: 25%
Short exercise of c. 750 words: 15%
One two-hour degree examination: 60%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| By the end of the course students should be able to demonstrate in their essay, short exercise and exam a reasoned understanding of:
? the main developments in Roman history and culture in the period.
? the diverse sources for, and methods of, approaching the ancient Roman world (in history, art and archaeology, and literature).
In addition they should be able to:
- assess, analyse and criticise the various forms of ancient materials.
- compare and evaluate different approaches to and explanations of the ancient materials in the secondary sources and make critical choices between them.
- express their ideas and arguments clearly (in both oral and written form).
- compare data from different sources and draw conclusions from them.
- organise their own learning, manage their workload and work to a timetable.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||1 hour(s) per week for 5 week(s).
|Keywords||Roman World 1B
|Course organiser||Dr Sandra Bingham
Tel: (0131 6)50 6689
|Course secretary||Mrs Toni Wigglesworth
Tel: (0131 6)50 3580
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