NCEA Level 2 Classical Studies
Number of Credits: 22
Entry Recommendations: Completion of NCEA Level 1or in consultation with the Head of Faculty.
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. The New Zealand syllabus provides for the study of the Greek civilisation through topics from its history, art and literature.
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
Course Costs: Nil.
This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Classical Studies.