NCEA Level 3 Classical Studies
Number of Credits: 20
Entry Recommendations: Completion of NCEA Level 2.
Course Outline: Many features of modern society have their origins in the ancient world. The influence of Greece and Rome on our history, art, political institutions and thinking has been immense while the forms and themes of much western literature have been heavily influenced by the work and thinking of the classical writers. This course provides for the study of ancient Greek and Roman civilisations through topics from the history, art and literature of Greece.
Skills developed in the course:
- Interpretation of ancient sources
- Essay writing using ancient evidence
- Understanding classical ideas and values
- Evaluating art and architecture in its classical context