- Approx Cost:
- Workbooks available digitally at no cost; however there is a cost of $15 for those who want a hard copy. Other costs may include field trips, exhibitions, or guest speakers.
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is essential for this course
- Entry Recommendations:
- Course Outline:
A multi-disciplinary subject that covers art, history, literature and philosophy of the ancient Greek and Roman world. Students study two topics:
Roman Social and Political Life - Examine how the Romans lived. Learn about what daily life was like, what they did for fun and why religion was central to their lives.
Key figures of Ancient Rome – Who was Julius Caesar and did he really revolutionize an republic? Explore the interesting life of Emperor Nero. Was he crazy or just misunderstood?
These ancient civilisations provide the foundations for concepts that can still be found today and are relevant to New Zealand society.
There will be one internal NCEA assessment worth 6 literacy credits. An end of semester essay will also be used to gauge suitability for Year 12 Classical Studies.
- Where Does It Lead:
Year 12 Classical Studies and then tertiary studies. Classical Studies is beneficial for a wide range of careers in fields as diverse as foreign affairs, trade and industry, archaeology, law, architecture, drama, museums and art galleries, journalism and teaching
- For further information see:
- Mrs Lindsay