-Knowledge and understanding
Students will develop knowledge and comprehension competence in the field of ancient topography thanks to the use of different sources (manuals, books and scientific articles, lectures, online learning objects etc.) regarding foundation topics and advanced research in the field of the ancient landscape. Competences acquired in the first cycle will be strengthened and expanded allowing students to elaborate and apply original ideas.
-Applying knowledge and understanding
Students will be able to apply the knowledge and understanding skills useful to participate with high responsibility functions to activities aimed at safeguarding, managing and enhancing the archaeological landscape; they will be able to master the sources and techniques of investigation of the ancient environment, with particular reference to the limitationes, to water regulations and to the road system also in their impact on the ancient settlement history and in their survivals in the contemporary landscape; they will be aware of the consistency and the thickness of the archaeological heritage in its landscape components; they will be able to read and evaluate the form and land use and place it in the right historical, cultural and socio-communicative context; will be able to collaborate, with roles of responsibility, to possible excavation activities, archaeological survey and other field activities useful to reconstruct and map the settlement diacronia of the ancient landscape.
Students will be able to collect and interpret data to determine autonomous judgements in in the field of ancient topography, including cross-cultural and interdisciplinary thinking on cultural and intercultural, scientific and ethical topics connected to the judgements expressed. Students will be able to integrate their knowledge, manage complexity and make judgements based on limited or incomplete data.
Students will be able to convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to specialists and non-specialists. Students can make conclusions clearly and through the support of their knowledge. They will also be able to explain the reasons for their conclusions, with the possible help of digital tools and new technologies applied to cultural heritage.
Students will develop learning skills useful to continue studying autonomously and in a self-directed way in lifelong learning education.