Classical Studies NCEA 2

Course Details

Level 2 Optional 20-24 Credits


What was life like in Ancient Greece and Rome? 1) Promote knowledge and understanding of the history and culture of the ancient world; 2) To develop skills such as research, communication and processing information. A study of the beliefs, social life, literature, drama, art and politics of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Study topics include Greek Mythology, gods, goddesses and heroes, Slavery in Ancient Greece, Homers Odyssey, Greek Tragedy, and the art and architecture of Pompeii and Herculaneum and the life of Ancient Roman Emperors.

Entry Requirements:

12 Credits from one of the following: ENG1 or HIS1. At least 4 credits must be from External examinations. HOF/TIC approval.

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Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91200 Examine ideas and values of the classical world 2 4 External
91201 Examine the significance of features of works of art in the classical world 2 4 External
91202 Demonstrate understanding of a significant event in the classical world 2 4 Internal
91203 Demonstrate understanding of socio political life in the classical world 2 6 External
91204 Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between aspects of the classical world and aspects of other cultures 2 6 Internal

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