Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Classics and Archaeology)

Course 377-CA (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


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Course Overview:

The postgraduate certificate provides an entry point to an articulated structure of higher degree study and may qualify graduates for entry to the postgraduate diploma.

Course coordinator:
Parshia Lee-Stecum
School of Historical Studies

Objectives: Students who complete the postgraduate certificate should:
  • acquire skills and methodologies for the analysis of ancient culture;
  • gain knowledge of the literary and material culture in ancient Greek, Roman and/or Near Eastern civilisations;
  • receive advanced training in archaeological practice.

Course Structure & Available Subjects: Duration: 6 months full-time / up to 1 year part-time

Total 50 points - subjects are 12.5 points each, unless indicated otherwise.

Subject Options: Elective subjects
Students may substitute up to two of these four subjects with Latin and/or Ancient Greek (intermediate and/or advanced)
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not Offered
Not offered in 2008
Not offered in 2008

A maximum of two language subjects
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2008
Not offered in 2008
Not offered in 2008
Entry Requirements:

The minimum entry requirement is:

  • an undergraduate degree with a major in classics and archaeology or cognate discipline a grade average of H2B (70%) or equivalent in the major
  • a Graduate Diploma in Arts (Classics and Archaeology) with a grade average of H2B (70%) or equivalent.
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Graduate Attributes: None
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