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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 (Classics)
  • Course description
    A major in Classics in the Bachelor of Arts consists of 100 points in total and comprising:

    Level 1
    25 points (2 x 12.5 points)

    Level 2
    37.50 points (3x 12.5 points)

    Level 3
    37.50 points (3x 12.50 points)

    The major must comprise a minimum of 62.5 points of Ancient Greek and/or Latin subjects, and may include a maximum of 37.5 points taken from the Ancient World Studies program.

    Total 100 points
    Note: there is no minor in classics
    Subject Options:    
    Beginners Latin Stream: Level 1 Subjects

    A major in the Classics Beginners Latin Stream comprises of 100 points and consisting of:

        * 25 points of Latin at level 1 comprising either Intensive Beginners Latin or Beginners Latin A and Beginners Latin B
        * Intermediate Latin Language (level 2);
        * at least two of the remaining subjects offered at level 2 and 3.

    In addition,students in the Beginners Latin stream must take 37.5 points from any Ancient World Studies, Ancient Greek or remaining Latin subjects.

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