• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Hindi
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Peter Friedlander
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course 6108
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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The content of the course is decided by consultation between each student and the supervising lecturer. Students read widely in all aspects of the culture of the language studied, including literature, linguistics, anthropology, religious studies, politics and mass media. Texts studied should be primarily in one of the relevant languages with supplementary material in English. Students present short regular reports on their reading to the lecturer.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Have significantly increased their proficiency in reading and writing Hindi-Urdu,

2. Have deepened their ability to discuss complex ideas about a given discipline or topic area.

3. Have gained substantial knowledge about that discipline/ area and ability to critically analyse texts within it.

4. Have demonstrated that they have read a significant number of the key sources about the about that discipline/ area that they have studied for the course.

5. Demonstrate generic skills, e.g., critical thinking, written and oral communication, research skills.


Indicative Assessment

Four fortnightly reports - each 250 words - 20%

Four 10-minute oral tutorial Presentations - 10%

Final essay - 3500 words - 60%

Annotated Bibliography/translation - 10%


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Workload

Fortnightly meetings with lecturer.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Completion of Readings in South Asian Cultures HIND2108, or equivalent at a satisfactory level.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2533 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person

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