CL2OOO-Option in Ancient Cultural Topic: The Ancient World On Television

Module Provider: Classics
Number of credits: 10 [5 ECTS credits]
Terms in which taught: Spring term module
Non-modular pre-requisites:
Modules excluded:
Module version for: 2017/8

Module Convenor: Dr Amanda Wrigley


Summary module description:

This module will introduce students to sources and secondary literature concerning a specified topic in ancient culture, literature or reception.


This module aims to equip students with subject knowledge, and with experience in research and in communication both oral and written.

Assessable learning outcomes:

students are expect to show

-thorough acquaintance with a specific body of subject knowledge

-ability to complement the evidence and arguments presented in the lectures and seminars with additional information assembled by their own research

-ability to articulate their arguments effectively and illustrate them with relevant evidence.

Additional outcomes:

students will develop skills in discussion in seminars, and in bibliographic research, including appropriate use of IT

Outline content:


Brief description of teaching and learning methods:

Teaching will proceed by lectures, seminars and classes as appropriate.

Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Lectures 5
Seminars 5
Guided independent study 90
Total hours by term 100.00
Total hours for module 100.00

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Written exam 100

Other information on summative assessment:

Formative assessment methods:

Penalties for late submission:
The Module Convenor will apply the following penalties for work submitted late, in accordance with the University policy.

  • where the piece of work is submitted up to one calendar week after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): 10% of the total marks available for the piece of work will be deducted from the mark for each working day (or part thereof) following the deadline up to a total of five working days;
  • where the piece of work is submitted more than five working days after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): a mark of zero will be recorded.

  • The University policy statement on penalties for late submission can be found at:
    You are strongly advised to ensure that coursework is submitted by the relevant deadline. You should note that it is advisable to submit work in an unfinished state rather than to fail to submit any work.

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    Requirements for a pass:


    Reassessment arrangements:

    resubmission in August

    Additional Costs (specified where applicable):

    Last updated: 5 January 2018

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