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  • Objectives
    The objectives of the Bachelor of Arts are to provide students with an outstanding education in the humanities, social sciences and languages as well as a broadunderstanding of selected fields of study outside these areas. The degree is designed so that a Bachelor of Arts graduate should be able to: * Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of selected fields of study in core disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and languages. * Reflect a general understanding of the concepts and principles of selected areas of study outside core disciplines of the humanities, social sciences and languages. * Access and appreciate national and international debates in their specialised areas of study. * Demonstrate an independent approach to knowledge that uses rigorous methods of inquiry and appropriate theories and methodologies that are applied with intellectual honesty and a * respect for ethical values. * Apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification and resolution of problems within complex changing social contexts. * Act as informed and critically discriminating participants within the community of scholars, as citizens and in the work force. * Communicate effectively and, in the case of those students undertaking a language major, to read, write and speak another language with fluency and appreciate its cultural context. * Qualify for employment in a wide range of occupations. * Commit to continuous learning. * Be proficient in the use of appropriate modern technologies, such as the computer and otherinformation technology systems, for the acquisition, processing and interpretation of data.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Arts (Ancient World Studies)
  • Course description
    A major in Ancient World Studies comprises eight 12.5-point subjects:

    Level 1 (25 points)

        * One Ancient World Studies subject
        * One Interdisciplinary Foundation subject

    Level 2

        * 37.5 points of level 2 subjects

    Level 3

        * 37.5 points of level 3 subjects, including the compulsory capstone subject 131-310 Interpreting the Ancient World

    Total 100 points

    A minor in Ancient World Studies consists of six 12.5-point subjects, totalling 75 points and comprising:

    Level 1 (25 points)

        * One Ancient World Studies subject
        * One lnterdisciplinary Foundation subject

    Level 2

        * 25 points of level 2 subjects

    Level 3

        * 25 points of level 3 subjects

    Total 75 points

    The capstone subject is only available to students completing the major. 

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