Level 3 Classical Studies

13CLAS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Classical Studies looks at the civilisations of Classical Greece and Rome from a multidisciplinary perspective. Through the study of history, literature, mythology, art and philosophy - we seek to understand the enduring legacy of the ancient world. The Key Concepts covered are: 

Empire and Power 

Conflict Culture and Identity Art and Aesthetics 

Heritage Citizenship and Society

 Topics covered include: 

Greek topic: Alexander the Great (the life and influence of one the greatest leaders of the ancient world, interweaving Greek myth, heroes, the great battles against the Persian Empire and the cult and influence of Alexander. 

Roman topic: Roman art and architecture (the sculpture and public architecture of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Constantine) 

Level 2 Classical Studies or Level 2 English - with at least two External Standards. 

The course offers 20 credits. There are two internals worth 6 credits and two externals worth 4 credits. 

Katherine Stewart [email protected] - Orewa College - HarbourNet cluster


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91395 v2 Classical Studies 3.2 - Analyse the significance of a work(s) of art in the classical world
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91396 v2 Classical Studies 3.3 - Analyse the impact of a significant historical figure on the classical world
3
E
6
Y
6r,6w *
A.S. 91397 v2 Classical Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of significant ideology(ies) in the classical world
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91398 v2 Classical Studies 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time
3
I
6
Y
6r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.