Undergraduate Course: Hinduism 3A (ASST10097)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Mythology in the Sanskrit epics and Puranas. (A different theme will be singled out for special treatment each year.)
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- form a mature and critical understanding of an aspect of pre-modern Hinduism.
- analyse and evaluate a range of primary sources relating to an aspect of pre-modern Hinduism and provide a critical assessment of scholarly discussion of this topic.
- develop skills in critically assessing an aspect of pre-modern Hinduism which they can transfer to the study of other religions and areas of cultural history.
- communicate their awareness of an aspect of pre-modern Hinduism as a unique human endeavour which at the same time overlaps with other religions and cultures.
- develop skills based on their independent writing projects and attain levels of articulacy and coherence in class discussion appropriate to the level of study.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Peter Bisschop
Tel: (0131 6)50 4174
|Course secretary||Mr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227