Undergraduate Course: Sanskrit Special Subject (ASST10102)
|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||An aspect of classical Indian civilisation involving the study of at least 2 Sanskrit texts and the writing of two essays.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Sanskrit 2 (ASST08012)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Pass in Sanskrit 2 or equivalent
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- form a specialised and critical understanding of an aspect of ancient Indian history, philosophy, literature, religion etc.
- analyse and evaluate a range of Sanskrit primary sources relating to a topic of their choice and provide a critical assessment of scholarly discussion.
- develop skills in critically evaluating an aspect of Sanskrit language and literature or pre-modern Indian religion which they can transfer to the study of other religions and areas of cultural history.
- communicate their awareness of an aspect of ancient Indian civilisation as a unique cultural endeavour which at the same time overlaps with other literatures and religions.
- develop skills based on closely focussing on their chosen special subject and attain levels of articulacy and coherence in class discussion appropriate to the level of study.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Paul Dundas
Tel: (0131 6)50 4175
|Course secretary||Mr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227