'Communicating the Past'
Choose an area of Classics or Archaeology which interests you and communicate your chosen topic to the general public. How you do that is entirely up to you!
See examples of student projects, below.
Teaching includes lectures and special presentations on different possible project-types, as well as seminars based on discussion of individual projects.
'Classics and Popular Culture'
Explore the reception of ancient Greek and Roman culture in a variety of modern popular media, including films, theatre, novels, museums, architecture, art, children's literature, and comics.
- Consider how the academic and non-academic worlds interact with and influence one another
- Your lectures for this module include film-screenings and group-discussion
'Studying Classical Scholarship'
Develop your understanding of scholarship about classical antiquity, helping you approach your reading in a historically informed, engaged and critical way.
- choose from a range of landmark works of classical scholarship on a variety of topics (literary, historical, archaeological)
- analyse it during seminars based on student presentations and written coursework
'Archaeological Research: Theory and Practice'
Develop your research skills and discover how we interpret archaeological evidence from different perspectives.
- Explore how changes in the wider social and theoretical landscape have changed archaeological understanding through time
- Discover the concepts and methods that you will use in your third year dissertation
- Learn how to develop a research proposal
Teaching is a mix of lectures, class workshops and research skills sessions.
'Archaeology and Society: Heritage and Professional Skills'
This module embeds professional practice and employability at the heart of the archaeology undergraduate curriculum.
- learn how to work on real-world archaeology and heritage projects, following standard professional practice
- develop key skills in project planning, teamwork and visual and oral communication
- work in groups to create an innovative heritage project on a local site or topic
You are assessed as a team as well as by your individual contributions to the final project, which is presented to academic staff and external assessors.