(LO1) Students will continue to develop and deepen their knowledge of experience of Roman Britain, derived either from previous Roman modules and/or the methods and techniques of historical archaeology.
(LO2) Critical understanding of the nature of the discipline will now be based on the work of recent decades and will focus more on research strategies and theory than by the repetition of the accepted chronological and thematic framework for a narrative description.
(LO3) Their appreciation of the range of influences on the subject will lead to a better understanding of archaeology as a whole and of the cross-disciplinary nature of scholarly research in general. In particular they will learn to use Roman archaeology as a vehicle for studying processes which have a great deal of modern relevance, including acculturation, the relationship between town and country and the ways that archaeology can illustrate and explain both common and disparate cultural traditions in north-west Europe.
(LO4) On successful completion of this module, students should have gained an appreciation of the range of scope and high quality of the archaeological evidence for the study of Roman Britain.
(LO5) Students will have enhanced their understanding of the history of the province.
(LO6) Students will have acquired an appreciation of some of the current 'theoretical' debates in Romano-British studies.
(LO7) Students will have developed transferable skills in terms of presentational skills by means of class presentations and follow-up discussions.
(S1) Communication skills
(S2) Problem solving/ critical thinking/ creativity analysing facts and situations and applying creative thinking to develop appropriate solutions.
(S3) Team (group) working respecting others, co-operating, negotiating / persuading, awareness of interdependence with others
(S4) Self-management readiness to accept responsibility (i.e. leadership), flexibility, resilience, self-starting, initiative, integrity, willingness to take risks, appropriate assertiveness, time management, readiness to improve own performance based on feedback/reflective learning