Latin

Latin

Honours

Honours in Latin 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

LATN4101 Research Skills in Latin Poetry

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3x1hr 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 Latin 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 Latin poetry. You will develop your skills as an independent literary critic, engage in intensive in-class discussion, and explore authors such as Lucan, Catullus, Seneca or Virgil. Advanced language skills will be developed by close reading of original material and tested by periodic exercises in unseen translation.
LATN4102 Research Skills in Latin Prose

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr 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 Latin prose 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 Latin prose. You will develop your skills as an independent literary critic, engage in intensive in-class discussion, and explore authors such as Cicero, Tacitus, Suetonius or Livy. 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

LATN4201 Latin Honours Thesis 1

Credit points: 18 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 7 x half-hour supervision meetings/semester, on average. Mode of delivery: Supervision
In this unit you begin a substantial, independent research project in Latin language and literature. Regular meetings with a supervisor approved by the 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.
LATN4202 Latin Honours Thesis 2

Credit points: 18 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 7 x half-hour supervision meetings/semester, on average. Assessment: 1x 18000-20000 thesis (100%) Mode of delivery: Supervision
In this unit you complete and submit your substantial, independent research project in Latin language and literature. Regular meetings with a supervisor approved by the 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.