• 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
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First 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 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

Short fortnightly reports of 250 words (25%), tutorial performance (20%), final essay of 5,000 - 7,000 words (40%) plus annotated bibliography (15%).

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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.

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:
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, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1372 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person N/A
Online
3172 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 Online or In Person N/A

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