Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours: 1 x 1 hour lecture and 2 x 1.5-hour tutorials per week for 12 weeks |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
Students who have completed either of the following subjects are not permitted to enrol in ANCW20020:
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Brent Davis
This subject is an introduction to the grammar and reading of ancient Egyptian. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation, and translating and reading simple hieroglyphic texts. Background information on the cultural context in which ancient Egyptian was spoken is woven into the subject matter. The aim is for students to acquire the basic elements of the grammar, syntax, vocabulary and writing system of ancient Egyptian, and attain reading skills sufficient to begin reading literary and historical texts.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. After five working days late assessment will not be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://shaps.unimelb.edu.au/classics-archaeology|
Ancient World Studies |
Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies Major
Graduate Certificate in Arts - Classical Studies and Archaeology
Graduate Diploma in Arts - Classical Studies and Archaeology
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Ancient Egypt and the Near East |
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