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Stage 1 Ancient Studies

Stage 1 – Ancient Studies ( Year 11 ) 

SACE Credits


Does this subject include an exam?



Successful completion of Year 10 History.

Course Content

Students undertake the following topics:

  • Understanding ancient history

  • Art, architecture, and technology

  • Warfare and conquest

  • Beliefs, rituals, and Mythology

Learning Requirements

In this subject, students are expected to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the nature of historical and/or archaeological evidence

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of texts, artefacts, ideas, events and/or people

  • understand life in the ancient world, including beliefs, attitudes and/or values

  • apply inquiry skills to analyse and evaluate sources and perspectives, and synthetise evidence

  • research and understand the ideas and innovations that emerged from the ancient world, and consider their influence

  • communicate ideas and arguments, using subject specific language


Stage 2 History. Future careers in archaeology, classical studies, historical research and writing, teaching, journalism, librarianship and archival management, government agencies, museums, cultural heritage and tourism, business administration, politics and publishing.

Learn more about SACE STAGE ONE

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