Units of Study

ENGL3636 - Continuing Old Norse

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Hannah Mary Burrows


Old Norse is the name given to the language of medieval Scandinavia, and was the language of the Viking invaders of Britain in the early Middle Ages. Old Norse literature presents a rich variety, from mythological and legendary poetry to Icelandic sagas. This unit offers students the opportunity of developing their knowledge of the Old Norse language and its cultural contexts, and to translate and read Old Norse prose and poetic texts.


1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd assignment (15%), 1x take-home test (10%), 1x1.5hr exam (35%)


Students are advised to consult the unit coordinator and unit of study outline


1x2-hr seminar/week




Students who have completed ENGL3621, ENGL3622, ENGL3631, ENGL3632 must consult co-ordinator

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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