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• Students will gain a deeper understanding of the political and social history of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries BC.
• Students will be able to analyse a variety of forms of ancient evidence, including: literary, numismatic, and epigraphic sources, as well as fifth-century Athenian art, architecture, and iconography.
• Students will gain an understanding of the key debates in the study of ancient imperialism and empire with particular emphasis on fifth- and fourth-century Athens.
• Through engagement with complex texts and trans-cultural traditions students will develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Students will hone their ability to communicate their ideas and argument through oral and written presentations.
• Students will develop their ability to manage deadlines and balance conflicting demands.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Podcast: students will record a short podcast. In the event that you do not have a mobile phone or other means of recording, an alternate assessment will be agreed.||Week 11||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Students will write an end-of-trimester essay based on a topic chosen from a list provided, or agree an alternate title with the module coordinator.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Students will complete online quizzes tied to the material covered in the lectures and essential reading.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Students will receive feedback on their podcast and their essay from the module coordinator. Online quizzes will receive automated feedback.