Master of Arts

Ancient Near East

For candidates admitted under Rule (a)
Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ANCH112 Introduction to Egyptian and Near Eastern History 6  
ARPA104 Archaeology: Principles and Practices 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units: 6 cps
ARPA500 Debates in Archaeology 6  
HIST595 Understanding History 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
HUMS507 Minor Research Project 6  
HUMS508 Major Research Project 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
ANCH307 Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World 6  
ANCH308 Ancient Egypt: From the Pyramids to Cleopatra 6  
ANCH309 A History of Power: States and Empires in the Ancient World 6  
ANCH322 Bronze Age Greece and the Aegean 6  
ANCH326 The Art and Architecture of the Ancient World 6  
ANCH328 Towns and Cities of the Ancient World 6  
ANCH351 Warfare in the Ancient World 6  
ARPA307 Experimental Archaeology 6  
ARPA309 Zooarchaeology 6  
ARPA310 From Bread to Wine: The Archaeology of Food 6  
ARPA311 First Farmers: Understanding the Neolithic Revolution in the Ancient Near East 6  
ARPA312 Hot Stuff: Exploring Ancient Pyrotechnologies through Archaeology and Experiment 6  
ARPA313 Palaces, Temples, Towns and Tombs: The Bronze Age in the Ancient Near East 6  
ARPA384 Stone Tools: Analysis and Interpretation 6  
RELS384 Religions of the Ancient Near East 6  
And complete 24 credit points from the following units: 24 cps
ANCH507 Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World 6  
ANCH508 Ancient Egypt: From the Pyramids to Cleopatra 6  
ANCH509 A History of Power: States and Empires in the Ancient World 6  
ANCH522 Bronze Age Greece and the Aegean 6  
ANCH526 The Art and Architecture of the Ancient World 6  
ANCH528 Towns and Cities of the Ancient World 6  
ANCH551 Warfare in the Ancient World 6  
ARPA507 Experimental Archaeology 6  
ARPA509 Zooarchaeology 6  
ARPA510 From Bread to Wine: The Archaeology of Food 6  
ARPA511 First Farmers: Understanding the Neolithic Revolution in the Ancient Near East 6  
ARPA512 Hot Stuff: Exploring Ancient Pyrotechnologies through Archaeology and Experiment 6  
ARPA513 Palaces, Temples, Towns and Tombs: The Bronze Age in the Ancient Near East 6  
ARPA584 Stone Tools: Analysis and Intrepretation 6  
RELS584 Religions of the Ancient Near East 6  
WORK500 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6  
Elective Units
Complete 24 to 36 credit points at 200-level or above, with at least 12 credit points at 500-level:
24-36 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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