Module Details

The information contained in this module specification was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change, either during the session because of unforeseen circumstances, or following review of the module at the end of the session. Queries about the module should be directed to the member of staff with responsibility for the module.
Title BRITISH SCHOOL AT ATHENS
Code CLAH898
Coordinator Dr AM Hirt
Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology
A.M.Hirt@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 7 FHEQ Second Semester 30

Pre-requisites before taking this module (other modules and/or general educational/academic requirements):

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on a required basis:

 

Programme(s) (including Year of Study) to which this module is available on an optional basis:

 

Additional Programme Information

 

Aims

To develop knowledge and understanding of an aspect of Greek antiquity by studying a postgraduate course at the British School of Athens;

To undertake training in practical skills relevant to study within the discipline of Classics and Ancient History utilizing expertise, resources and facilities at the British School of Athens;

To pursue knowledge, training and research within an international advanced research environment.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) To possess specialist knowledge and understanding of an aspect of Greek antiquity

(LO2) To identify skills relevant for the field of study in Classics and Ancient History and utilize them to pursue research

(LO3) To utilize resources and take advantage of opportunities to network and receive expert feedback on work while operating in an international advanced research environment

(S1) Critical thinking: advanced evaluation and reasoning in the analysis and deployment of data and specialist scholarship to develop logical and sophisticated arguments

(S2) Communication: adopting appropriate strategies and language for the presentation of complex ideas in verbal and written forms for different audiences and purposes

(S3) Research: the identification of sources and resources, the collection and manipulation of data, and the presentation of results, with the aid of information and communications technologies; plus practical skills relevant to the analysis of ancient material

(S4) Independence: self-direction and autonomy in the conception, implementation, pursuit and completion of tasks at a professional level


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Residential:
Teaching at the British School at Athens combines practical workshops, seminars, lectures and field trips, and takes place within the BSA as well as museums in Athens and archaeological sites in Greece (as appropriate to each specific course). Students actively prepare for and participate in all sessions.

Unscheduled Directed Student Hours (time spent away from the timetabled sessions but directed by the teaching staff): 120


Syllabus

 

The British School at Athens is responsible for the taught content of individual postgraduate courses, the provision of which might vary from year.   Recent courses have covered ‘Linear B & Mycenaean Greek’, ‘Greek numismatics, ‘Epigraphy’ and ‘Greek and Roman pottery’.   Forthcoming courses are advertised here in the autumn: http://www.bsa.ac.uk/index.php/teaching/postgraduate .


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours           60

120

180
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 120
TOTAL HOURS 300

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Seminar presentation and participation This is not an anonymous assessment. Standard UoL penalties will apply  Assessment managed b    10       
Essay There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is not an anonymous assessment.  -6000 words    90       

Recommended Texts

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