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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Asian Studies

Undergraduate Course: Sanskrit 1 (ASST08011)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThe course introduces the basic structures of the Sanskrit language and is designed to teach students to read simple epic and narrative Sanskrit.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  12
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 4, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 385 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 70 %, Coursework 30 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 3 class assignments; daily exercises; 1 one-hour class exam. Class work 30%; degree exam 70%.
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No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. master the devanagari script in which Sanskrit is written, acquire a familiarity with the basic structures of the Sanskrit language, and build up a basic Sanskrit vocabulary.
  2. identify, describe and translate a range of linguistic forms in an epic Sanskrit text.
  3. develop skills in acquiring knowledge of a complex language which they will be able to transfer to study of other languages.
  4. communicate an understanding of the linguistic and textual culture of ancient India.
  5. develop skills based on their independent work and interact with class colleagues in communal study of the Sanskrit language.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Plus tutorials
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Paul Dundas
Tel: (0131 6)50 4175
Email: P.Dundas@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227
Email: david.horn@ed.ac.uk
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