- Course Code:
- Course Not Running 2016/2017
- Unit value:
- Year of study:
- Year 3, Year 3 of 4 or Year 4 of 4
- Taught in:
- Full Year
Intermediate Classical Tibetan
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
At the end of the course students will be familiar with the characteristics of Tibetan pre-classical style (7th-10th centuries AD currently) in terms of palaeography, orthography, vocabulary and grammar. They will also be acquainted with the main genres of the style, namely inscriptions, letters, historical and mythological works, and Buddhist and non-Buddhist religious texts, while considering the history of the study of the style and its special problems.
Total of 22 weeks teaching with 3 hours classroom contact per week.
Method of assessment
One three-hour written examination (80%) taken in May/June and coursework (20%).