Sanskrit

Sanskrit

SANS1001 Sanskrit Introductory 1

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Assessment: 3x1000wd assignments (60%), 1x3hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides an introduction to Sanskrit. It is intended for students who have little or no previous knowledge of the language. Emphasis will be given to understanding the basic grammatical structures and the Devanagari script. Pronunciation will be given attention. There will be exercises in translation from Sanskrit to English and English to Sanskrit.
SANS1002 Sanskrit Introductory 2

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: SANS1001 Assessment: 3x1000wd assignments (60%), 1x3hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is an extension of work done in SANS1001. By the end of the unit, students will have covered the grammar necessary for reading simple Sanskrit texts.
SANS2601 Sanskrit Intermediate 1

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1.5hr seminars/week Prerequisites: SANS1002 Prohibitions: SANS2001 Assessment: 3x1000wd assignments (60%), 1x3hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will complete the more advanced grammatical forms in the first half of the semester and will then be devoted to reading classical Sanskrit literature, especially selections relevant to the study of Indian religion and culture. Readings will be drawn from the Hitopadesha and Mahabharata.
SANS2602 Sanskrit Intermediate 2

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2x1.5hr seminars/week Prerequisites: SANS2001 or SANS2601 Prohibitions: SANS2002 Assessment: 3x1000wd assignments (60%), 1x3hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will be devoted to reading classical Sanskrit literature, especially selections relevant to the study of Indian religion and culture. Readings will be drawn from texts such as the Bhagavadgita, Mahabharata and Jatakamala.
SANS2612 Sanskrit Research Preparation 1

This unit of study is not available in 2015

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminars/week Prerequisites: SANS2001 or SANS2601 or equivalent Prohibitions: SANS2901, SANS2902 Assessment: 3xassignments (equivalent to 2500wd) (60%), 2hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Designed for students hoping to specialise in Indian and/or Buddhist studies, this unit focuses on the classical languages of India, with a view to providing students with the ability to read and conduct research into Sanskrit texts in their original language.
SANS3601 Sanskrit Advanced 1

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2x1.5hr seminars/week Prerequisites: SANS2002 or SANS2602 Prohibitions: SANS3001 Assessment: 3x1000wd assignments (60%), 3hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will be devoted to reading a range of Sanskrit literature including more advanced poetical and philosophical texts. Readings will be drawn from texts such as the Ramayana, Buddhacarita and Yogasutras.
SANS3602 Sanskrit Advanced 2

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2x1.5hr seminars/week Prerequisites: SANS3001 or SANS3601 Prohibitions: SANS3002 Assessment: 3x1000wd assignments (60%), 3hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will be devoted to reading a range of Sanskrit literature including more advanced poetical and philosophical texts. Readings will be drawn from texts such as the Ramayana, Buddhacarita and the Yogasutras.
SANS4001 Sanskrit IV Honours A

Credit points: 12 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Two seminars, each seminar meets weekly for 2 hours for one semester Assessment: A thesis of 18000-20000 words and 6000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Honours is an intensive year-long program of advanced study based around research. Honours is undertaken after successful completion of a Bachelor degree and where the overall mark is a minimum credit average (70%). Entry into Honours is selective and work at this level is challenging. Honours is available in most subjects areas taught in the Faculty, and which are listed under Tables A and B in the Handbook. Students will complete a thesis and coursework seminars throughout the year. For further information contact the Honours Coordinator in the department or consult the Handbook entry for the relevant subject area.
SANS4002 Sanskrit IV Honours B

Credit points: 12 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Corequisites: SANS4001 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Refer to SANS4001
SANS4003 Sanskrit IV Honours C

Credit points: 12 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Corequisites: SANS4002 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Refer to SANS4001
SANS4004 Sanskrit IV Honours D

Credit points: 12 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Corequisites: SANS4003 Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Refer to SANS4001