Ancient Greek

Ancient Greek

Honours

Honours in Ancient Greek requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

GRKA4101 Research Skills in Greek Prose

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3x 1hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x 4000wd Essay (60%), 1x 1.5 hr Exam (30%), 5x 100wd In-class unseen translation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Deepen your expertise in Greek prose through in-depth study of one or more texts. Engagement with relevant scholarship will give you advanced understanding of the latest research techniques and methodologies. You will develop your linguistic and critical skills through close reading of the text and intensive in-class discussion of major authors.
GRKA4102 Research Skills in Greek Poetry

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3 x 1 hour seminar/week Assessment: 1x 4000wd Essay (60%), 1x 1.5hr Exam (30%), 5x 100wd In-class unseen translation (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Deepen your expertise in Greek poetry through in-depth study of one or more important text. Close engagement with relevant scholarship will give you advanced understanding of the latest research techniques and methodologies for the study of Greek poetry. You will develop your skills as an independent literary critic, engage in intensive in-class discussion, and explore authors such as Homer, Euripides, Aristophanes or Apollonius. Advanced language skills will be developed by close reading of original material and tested by periodic exercises in unseen translation.

Honours thesis units of study

GRKA4201 Ancient Greek Honours Thesis 1

Credit points: 18 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 7 x half-hour supervision meetings/semester, on average. Assessment: 1x 18000-20000wd thesis (100%) Mode of delivery: Supervision
In this unit you begin a substantial, independent research project in Ancient Greek language and literature. Regular meetings with a supervisor approved by the Department of Classics and Ancient History Honours Coordinator will guide your progress. You will develop a plan for researching and writing the thesis, submit an ethics application if appropriate, familiarize yourself with disciplinary conventions and standards, engage with relevant literature, theories and methodologies, and submit drafts at agreed times.
GRKA4202 Ancient Greek Honours Thesis 2

Credit points: 18 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 7 x half-hour supervision meetings/semester, on average. Assessment: 1x 18000-20000wd thesis (100%) Mode of delivery: Supervision
In this unit you complete and submit your substantial, independent research project in Ancient Greek language and literature. Regular meetings with a supervisor approved by the Department of Classics and Ancient History Honours Coordinator will guide your progress. You will continue to submit drafts at agreed times, and develop your expertise in relevant research methods and analytical skills as well as in the subject matter of your specialist topic.