Classical Studies NCEA 3

Course Details

Level 3 Optional 20-26 Credits


1) Promote knowledge and understanding of the history and culture of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome; 2) To develop skills in research, communication and processing information. A study of life and culture in Ancient Greece and Rome. Five topics are chosen from: 1) Greek Comedy; 2) Alexander the Great; 3) Roman Religion; 4) Roman Art and Architecture; 5) Virgil. Students will learn about legends, heroes, myths, leaders, politics, plays, battles, buildings and the beliefs and values of the Ancient Greeks and Romans.

Entry Requirements:

12 credits in at least one of the following: CLS2 or ENG2 or HIS2 and HOF/TIC approval. At least 4 credits must be from external examinations.

Course Contribution:

Field Trip

Leads To:

U.E. Approved.

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91394 Analyse ideas and values of the classical world. 3 4 External
91395 Analyse the significance of works of art in the classical world 3 4 External
91396 Analyse the impact of a significant historical figure on the classical world 3 6 External
91397 Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology(ies) in the classical world 3 6 Internal
91398 Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time 3 6 Internal

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