• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Language Studies
  • Specialisation code LATN-SPEC
Latin Language and Culture Specialisation

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Specialists from the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences will equip you with critical language learning approaches and an in-depth understanding of how to apply that knowledge. You will be taught by Latin specialists, linguists and experts in oral, dramatic and textual arts.

Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate a consolidated and extended command of Latin grammar and vocabulary;
  2. demonstrate general fluency in reading comprehension covering texts in different registers from simplified texts to foundational texts;
  3. understand key aspects of culture, history, politics and society;
  4. demonstrate approaches and methodologies for critical thinking not only about the ancient sources but also the discourse of our own world; and
  5. conduct research on a topic related to the Latin-speaking world, and to write an essay on their research outcomes.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

12 - 24 units from the completion of the following:

CLAS6001 - Traditional Grammar (6 units)

LATN6002 - Continuing Latin (6 units)

LATN6121 - Intermediate Latin I

LATN6122 - Intermediate Latin II

LATN6125 - Advanced Latin (6 units)

A maximum of 12 units from the completion of the following list:

LANG6001 - Translation across Languages: The Translation of Literary Texts (6 units)

LANG6002 - Translation across Languages: Specialised Materials (6 units)

LANG8016 - Translation Project (6 units)

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