History - Beyond Myth - The Legacy of Ancient Athens

University College Cork


Course Name History - Beyond Myth - The Legacy of Ancient Athens
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code SC0002
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Certificate of Attendance National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Morning, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date Friday 4 October 2019
Application Date Closing Date Friday 20 September 2019
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Duration Eight weeks, Fridays 10:30am-12:30pm, from 4 October to 22 November
Course Fee Costs: €200
Entry Requirements Applicants must be over 18 years of age by course commencement

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The course will be engaging in that it allows for interaction such as group discussion on freedom of speech and on modern takes on ancient themes in film and television. Role play can be used, for example to highlight different...

Course Content

Expand+This course is an introduction to the history of ancient Athens, the civilisation that is considered the foundation of Western culture. The course will cover the era known as the Classical Period (5th and 4th centuries BCE), from the earliest democra...

Subjects Taught

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Democracy – The ideas of key figures such as Solon, Peisistratus, Cleisthenes, Themistocles and Pericles will be examined. The features and development of a functional democratic constitution will be assessed in...

Assessment Method Short courses are non-assessed
Further Enquiries Regina Sexton
email: shortcourses@ucc.ie
Tel: 021 4904700


Marian O'Keeffe
Tel: 021 4904737
Location Venue: Alder Room, Nano Nagle Place (Centre), Douglas Street, Cork
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