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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Evangelia Anagnostou-Laoutides


Previously coded CLA4020


Guided reading in an area of students' choice that is relevant to the notion of Claasical Studies, subject to the approval of the lecturer. Students also conduct research which leads to written tasks on a question or topic relevant to their guided reading.


By the completion of this unit, it is expected that students will able to + to understand key notions surrounding the social, religious and political institutions of the Greeks and the Romans.+ analyze the relationship between language, ideology, and culture in the Classical world and in critical approaches to it.+ demonstrate knowledge and application of a range of methodological and theoretical approaches to Classical Studies.+ engage in independent research.+ demonstrate an advanced level of analytical and written skills.


Written work (8000 words): 90%
Oral presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Giulia Torello

Contact hours

Maximum two hours per week


Completion of a Classical Studies Major and eligibility to undertake Honours