Classical Hebrew for Postgraduates I (HBRW6901)


The aim of this unit is to provide postgraduate students with a foundation for the Classical Hebrew language. It caters for postgraduate students in the Ancient World Studies program and others pursuing disciplines for which a knowledge of Classical Hebrew is valuable or indispensable. The unit uses Biblical Hebrew texts and grammatical exercises to teach grammar and the principles of translation which are the essential prerequisites for study of related cultural, social and historical issues.

Further unit of study information


2x1hr seminars/week


1x2hr exam (50%), continuous assessment (40%) and Seminar participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


HBRW1111 or HBRW2401

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.