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Continuing the introduction to the Humanities and Arts begun in 74104, the course can be credited towards a Bachelor of Arts major in Humanities. Taking an in interdisciplinary approach, the course explores two broad themes, tradition and dissent, in the humanities and arts. Through the approaches of philosophy, poetry, religious studies, art history, music and history, the course encourages you to think critically about how people construct understandings of the world. It looks at tradition and dissent from tradition in various contexts and examples from Greek philosophy, poetry, English Christianity, the Gothic Revival in Architecture, Irish Nationalism, and Western music.
Based on a course from the Open University UK, supplementary material feature New Zealand examples.
This course is not available to international students.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
DVD CD player, Internet access.
To study this course you will require access to a DVD player, a CD player, a computer, the Internet and email.
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.
Assessment 100% In-course.