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This online unit, The Olympic Games: Ancient and Modern, from OUA and Macquarie University explores shame and guilt-cultures, and traces the differences between ancient and modern worlds.
At the completion of this unit, students will understand the central concepts of Greek and Roman polytheistic religion, as well as the Olympic Games and similar athletic festivals in Ancient Greece.
Students will also examine the symbolic importance of athletics and competition in constructing Ancient Greek identity, and the impact of the Enlightenment on European culture, particularly on physical culture and physical education.
Key learning outcomes include a critical grasp of the place of international athletic competition and friendship in the rhythm of political life in Europe, America and the world in the 20th and early 21st Centuries.
To be eligible for this unit, you must have completed a level 1 ancient history unit.
In The Olympic Games: Ancient and Modern unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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