Undergraduate Course: Sanskrit 4 Language 2 (ASST10105)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Students will be introduced to the study of advanced Sanskrit texts in the areas of classical South Asian philosophy and religion. The texts will be chosen from a Hindu, Buddhist or Jain background and will involve themes such as karma and the arguments for a creator god. The course will involve both the translation and analysis of the texts selected for study and investigation of the various scholarly issues relating to them.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Sanskrit 3 Language 1 (ASST10089)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Pass in Sanskrit 3 Language 1 and 2 or equivalent
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- develop their familiarity with Sanskrit language and literature and build upon their previous knowledge of the culture of ancient India.
- translate and analyse a range of advanced Sanskrit texts from a variety of periods composed in several genres.
- develop skills in acquiring knowledge of a linguistic and literary culture which they will be able to transfer to study of other languages and literatures.
- communicate their understanding of the linguistic and textual culture of ancient India.
- develop skills based on their independent work and interact with class colleagues in communal study of the Sanskrit language and its literature.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Paul Dundas
Tel: (0131 6)50 4175
|Course secretary||Mr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227