St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Level 3 Classical Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Gibson.

Recommended Prior Learning

There are no entry requirements for this course. However, the academic level of writing required means that it is beneficial to have achieved Level 2 credits in English.

This course focusses on the art, architecture and literature of Classical Rome and Greece.  Students will be analysing ideas and values from these ancient civilisations and exploring the influences they have had on the modern world. Students should have good reading and writing skills for this course. 

Topics we will be studying:

  • Art History - a selection of Roman art, architecture and sculpture
  • Greek comedy and tragedy

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences

Career Pathways

Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Barrister, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Records Adviser, Policy Analyst, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.