Undergraduate Course: Cyprus; from the Near East to Europe (LLLE07030)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will provide a survey of the culture and history of Cyprus from early prehistory to medieval times and will explain the wider social developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the role of Cyprus within this context. Archaeology and Ancient History are combined to investigate how Cyprus formed its own culture and identity while belonging to wider or smaller cultural and political systems. This synthesis is intended to encourage critical evaluation of archaeological material, and the development of research skills.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Lifelong Learning - Session 2
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||¿ Open Studies 10 credit courses have one assessment. Normally, the assessment is a 2000 word essay, worth 100% of the total mark, submitted by week 12. To pass, students must achieve a minimum of 40%.
|No Exam Information
| ¿ By the end of this course, students should be able to:
¿ ¿ Recognise major sites and archaeological material from the island of Cyprus;
¿ Explain the background of socio-cultural shifts on the island and their wider political context;
¿ Demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of relevant archaeological methods and techniques past and present;
¿ Contextualise the Prehistoric Eastern Mediterranean cultural and material networks;
. Demonstrate their grasp of the outcomes listed above by means of an academic essay (optional).
¿ Essential (will be used as textbook for the course)
Chapman, P., 1993 Caves and Cave Life., London: Collins.
Bonsal, C., and Tolan-Smith, C., eds. 1997 The Human Use of Caves. Oxford: Archaeopress.
Gillieson, D., 1996 Caves: Processes, Development and Management. Oxford: Blackwell.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Martine Pierquin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1182
|Course secretary||Mrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855
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