Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. WelchRecommended Prior Learning
This subject begins at Year 12 and caters for students of different abilities and educational backgrounds. To be eligible for entry, students need to have achieved in either Level 1 History, Geography or English.
Classical Studies is an inter-disciplinary study of ancient Greek and Roman culture.
This couse studies:
•Greek mythology - the gods and stories of the Ancient world
•What Classical literature (e.g. The Odyssey) tells us about the Ancient World
Future Possibilities: The course provides an excellent background for further study in the Semester 2 Classics course, Classics Level 3 and beyond, and also in History, Art History, English and Philosophy. Classics can also be of general interest, providing cultural enrichment, improving literacy and helping to develop communication, research and analytical skills. Further study leads to careers in law, journalism, library and archive management, publishing, marketing, travel, broadcasting, foreign affairs, archeology, museum curation, architecture, education, research.