ANCH111 Introduction to Ancient Rome

Updated: 21 March 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ANCH100

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Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Sarah Lawrence (
Unit Description

This unit explores Ancient Rome from its rise to power on the international stage to the death of Julius Caesar in 44 BC. Emphasis is placed on the literary and material evidence that survives for this period, and the analytical skills historians use to interpret that evidence.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an understanding of the significant issues of Roman Republican history to 44 BC;
  2. interpret and understand human behaviour in a historically different context;
  3. apply critical analysis to ancient evidence;
  4. produce clear and effective written work;
  5. apply basic research skills; and
  6. develop cogent, logical arguments (including the ability to select, synthesise, and use evidence).