Stage 2 | Subject Outline | Version control

Ancient Studies Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 3.0 - For teaching in 2023.
Accredited in May 2016 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2018.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 2 Ancient Studies.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. understand and analyse historical concepts
  2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of texts, artefacts, ideas, events, people, and institutions of the ancient world
  3. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the political, social, cultural, and/or economic diversity in the ancient world
  4. apply inquiry skills to analyse and evaluate sources and perspectives, and synthesise evidence
  5. research and understand the ideas and innovations that emerged from the ancient world, and consider their influence
  6. communicate ideas and arguments, using a range of evidence and subject-specific language.