Classical Civilisation A-Level Part 2

The ancient Greeks and Romans created a legacy that has shaped the literature, language, arts, politics and philosophy of the western world. This course allows you to develop a critical approach to the literature and culture of this fascinating period in history. You will study poetry and plays and analyse the issues and values that shaped classical civilisation.

The course contains four lessons that carry on from Part 1:

  1. Old Comedy – The Frogs
  2. The Greeks and their Gods
  3. Sanctuaries, Ritual and Philosophy
  4. Sanctuary Sites: Acropolis, Delphi and Olympia

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English, plus Classical Civilisation Part 1

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Four written assignments. These do not count towards the final grade.

Exams: Three exams (Funding not included – you will need to re-apply to PET for the exam fees)

  1. 2 hours, 20 minutes (40% of marks)
  2. 1 hour, 45 minutes (30% of marks)
  3. 1 hour, 45 minutes (30% of marks)

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Facilitate and invigilate exams.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Open University Access Modules YO31: Arts and Languages, or YO32: People, Work and Society

Find Out More: From NEC here

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