• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Sanskrit
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr McComas Taylor
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

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 reports on their reading every fortnight.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Students will have read deeply in a specific area of Sanskrit literature. They will have a good grasp of the important issues raised. They will have successfully tied these issues against the background of the academic literature on the subject. They will have acquired a high degree of reading proficiency and exhibit excellent academic practice.

Indicative Assessment

A major written project of 5000-7000 words (100%)

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Workload

Fortnightly meetings with lecturers.

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.

Prescribed Texts

To be announced.

Assumed Knowledge

Two years’ study of Sanskrit taught in the South Asia Centre, with at least a high credit result in the second semester of the second year, or completeion of Readings in South Asian Cultures with at least a high credit result.

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. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
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 Class Summary
6842 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A
Online
9297 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 Online or In Person N/A

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