Level 3 Classical Studies

13CLST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Brown


The standards and topics offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

In Level 3 Classical Studies at Westlake Girls High School the focus is on the civilisation of ancient Rome. Topics include: the religious and philosophical belief systems of Rome, the epic poetry of Virgil and the architecture and sculpture of Imperial Rome.

NZQA Rationale: Classical Studies is the study of the people, places, and events of the classical world and how they influence the modern world. Classical Studies is an interdisciplinary subject: students engage with Literature, Languages, Art, History, Science, Technology, Religion and Philosophy. Students explore community, cultural identity, values and perspectives and think critically about human behaviour and relationships to appreciate the civilisations of ancient Greece and Rome, understand the past and the present and to imagine possible futures.



Course Overview

Term 1
In Term One the social, cultural and political background of ancient Rome will be covered, as well as the 3.4 internal on ideologies.

Recommended Prior Learning

10 Credits from Level 2 Classical Studies OR if Classical Studies has not been taken at Level 2, 10 Credits from Level 2 English, Art History or another Social Science subject.
While it is advantageous to have taken Level 2 Classical Studies, this is not essential provided a student is willing to research and to keep up with the set work.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91394 v2 Classical Studies 3.1 - Analyse ideas and values of the classical world
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
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. 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: 20

* 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: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

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You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

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