L3 Classical Studies

L3CLST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Moore

Required Prior Learning


Entry is subject to approval by HOD and dependent on proven performance in Year 12. The expectation is that students will have gained at least 12 credits in any L2 Social Science subject or the equivalent in English. It is not necessary to have studied Classical Studies at L2 (Year 12) to take this course.



In Classical Studies students investigate aspects of the ancient world. This involves studies within several disciplines including history, art history, literature and drama. 

This course covers aspects of the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome. Students are encouraged to think critically, to analyse material and to use evidence to present an argument. Students will investigate the life and achievements of Augustus; the comedies of the Greek playwright Aristophanes; and the art and architecture of the Roman Empire.

This course will be assessed to Classical Studies Achievement Standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 26 credits at L3.


Learning Areas:

Social Science


Assessment Procedures
Career Pathways

Librarian, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Conservator, Curator, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Primary School Teacher, Secondary School Teacher, Historian, Economist, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Barrister, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Policy Analyst, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Author, Journalist, Communications Professional