Course Description

Course Name

Ancient Mythology

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

24 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

2nd year status.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course provides a detailed study of selected myths of Ancient Greece and Rome, including the following topics: Theories of Myths and their meaning; the ideological uses ofMyth; Myth in Classical Art and literature; Myth
in post-classical literary and artistic traditions.

DP requirements: Students must attend classes regularly, submit the prescribed number of essays and assignments and write any class test that may be scheduled. Submission dates must be adhered to.

Assessment: One two-hour examination in June counts for 50% of the final mark; coursework counts for 50%.

*Course content subject to change