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CX233 - Principles and Methods in Classical Archaeology

  • Module code: CX233
  • Module name: Principles and Methods in Classical Archaeology
  • Department: Classics and Ancient History
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to introduce students to some of the main areas relevant to uncovering the substance and significance of material evidence from classical antiquity.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students will have gained: an understanding of the history of classical archaeology; an appreciation of the major areas of development in terms of technique, their potentials and limitations; an ability to question many of the assumptions that underlie archaeology's rationale; an understanding of the role of archaeology in present-day society within a British context.

Timetabled teaching activities

One 2 hour lecture per week

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/classics/modules/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: CX233-30)
C (Assessed/examined work) 1st 2500 word essay 25%
  2nd 2500 word essay 25%
  2 hour exam CX233 & CX333 (Summer) 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessment visiting/exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • BA in Classics (Q800) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Classics (Latin) with Study in Europe (Q802) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Classical Civilisation (Q820) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Classical Civilisation with Study in Europe (Q821) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Classical Civilisation (Q82P) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Classical Civilisation with Philosophy (Q8V7) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy with Classical Civilisation (V7Q8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Ancient History and Classical Archaeology (VV16) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Ancient History and Classical Archaeology (Part-Time) (VV17) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Ancient History and Classical Archaeology with Study in Europe (VV18) - Year 2