History: Ancient

History: Ancient

Course Summary

Are you interested in Ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian Empires, Mesopotamian Empires and Ancient China? Studying Ancient History helps students develop an understanding of the social, political, economic and cultural influences on individuals and society across three millennia. Students will examine people, groups, events, ideas and movement to broaden their perspective. Being able to research, understand and interpret the history and make informed decision making in the present.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Investigate the creation of city-states and empires
  • Explore the invention of writing – a pivotal development in human history
  • Examine how life in an acient society of your choice were shaped by the complex interplay of social, political and economic factors
  • Complete an historical inquiries into ancient civilizations

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Textbook Hire $10

Unit 3 & 4

Textbook Hire $30

Learning Area Contact

Humanities Learning Area Leader

Elizabeth Pearce