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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of History, Classics and Archaeology : Lifelong Learning (HCA)

Undergraduate Course: Cyprus; from the Near East to Europe (LLLE07030)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of History, Classics and Archaeology CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  16
Course Start Lifelong Learning - Session 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 78 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
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%.
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Learning Outcomes
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).
Reading List

Essential (will be used as textbook for the course)
Chapman, P., 1993 Caves and Cave Life., London: Collins.


Recommended
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.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
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Contacts
Course organiserMs Martine Pierquin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1182
Email: m.pierquin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855
Email: Sabine.Murdoch@ed.ac.uk
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