Civilisations Of The Ancient World

Mary Ward Centre
Course summary
12 weeks
109 GBP
Professional Training

Course description

Civilisations Of The Ancient World

Discover the archaeology of the ancient world, from Shang Dynasty China in the East, to the South American Inca in the West. This course introduces the worlds great civilizations, investigating the emergence of city living, the invention and evolution of writing, the conquest and administration of vast empires, the growth of trading networks and how ancient mythologies, histories and religious beliefs continue to shape contemporary life. Using examples from Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Greece, Rome and the New World we will ask, what might the concept of civilization mean for us today? The course would be suitable for people who are new to studying and archaeology and to people who have some experience and are keen to take this further.

Suitability - Who should attend?

No previous knowledge or experience required

Training Course Content

The course aims to provide an introduction and overview to both Archaeolgical methods and what the discovery of Archaeological evidence can tell us about the great Civilisations of the Ancient World. Amongts the topics to be considered are:

About provider

Mary Ward Centre

The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...

Read more and show all courses with this provider

Request info

Fill out your details to find out more about Civilisations Of The Ancient World.

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest

Contact info

Mary Ward Centre

42 Queens Square
WC1N 3AQ London

Request information

Find out more about this Civilisations Of The Ancient World course - simply fill out your details:

Find a course for you!

  Read the course
 summary on this page

 Fill in your details and Request information

 Receive all the info you need

Find more courses here