The Archaeology of Athens (ARCL6902)


The unit takes the form of an intensive 3 week Summer School based in Greece. Formal lectures are combined with visits to key ancient monuments and museums in Athens and Attica. The aim is to provide students with a vivid opportunity to explore at first hand the material culture of Athens in the sixth and fifth centuries BC and to develop an understanding of Athenian society during these two extraordinary centuries.

Further unit of study information


15 hours of formal lectures at the AAIA + approx 45 hours of on-site teaching in Athens, Attica and Delphi.


Oral presentation (20%), 4000wd essay (80%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.