Postgraduate Course: A Period of Ancient History 1 (PGHC11314)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course focuses on a single period of Ancient History: this will be studied with close attention to the sources available, and the range of possible methodologies and approaches. The intention is that students will deepen their knowledge of Ancient History, at an advanced level, and will be given exposure to a range of sources and approaches which they can make use of in their own future work in Ancient History.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||This course will normally be assessed by means of one essay in the range of 3000-5000 words, though some variation will be permitted (for example, students might write an epigraphic commentary or provide a catalogue of relevant artefacts). Students can expect written feedback and individual consultation on their work.
|No Exam Information
| Students who complete the course successfully will be able by the end of the course to demonstrate in course work and seminar discussion:
- knowledge and understanding of the period studied.
- knowledge and understanding of the variety of historical sources from the period studied.
- understanding of a variety of approaches to Ancient History, and how these approaches interact.
-bibliographic research skills, including the ability to find and make use of relevant works on the period, including appropriate works in other modern languages.
- the transferable skill of how to acquire a rounded understanding of a period which is not necessarily familiar.
- the transferable skill of how to acquire a rounded understanding of a period which is not necessarily familiar to them.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Period of AH
|Course organiser||Dr Ulrike Roth
Tel: (0131 6)50 3586
|Course secretary||Mr Gordon Littlejohn
Tel: (0131 6)50 3782
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