• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Sanskrit
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr McComas Taylor
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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Learning Outcomes

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

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Introductory level of Sanskrit to:
1. Use a vocabulary of about 250 items.
2. Recognise and use the grammatical structures to read short texts and to translate basic sentences into and out of Sanskrit. These structures include: advanced sandhi rules, further noun paradigms, compounds, primary and secondary nominal suffixes and participles.
3. Conduct simple conversations on such topics as: travel, personal preferences, and food and drink.
4. Demonstrate a general understanding of the history, origins, status, and uses of Sanskrit.

Other Information

This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

Indicative Assessment

Assignment 1 Week 4 20%

Assignment 2 Week 8 20%

Assignment 3 Week 12 20%

Take-home Examination  Week 14 20%

Verses, etc  Continuous  10%

Weekly exercises Continuous 10%

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Workload

This course consists of two hours' contact hours each week, and an additional eight hours of independent learning using online materials. Along with the minimum requirements, it is expected that students will:

 

• attend all sessions

• catch up on any missed lecture by listening to the recordings

• prepare for each session by completing the exercises from the previous week (estimate 2-3 hours each week)

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed SKRT6102 or equivalent. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed SKRT1003.

Specialisations

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
2019 $3360
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5160
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
On Campus
7182 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A
ANU Online
8437 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 Online N/A

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