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SOAS Language Centre

Sanskrit Pre-Intermediate

Duration: 3 terms, 10 weeks per term, 20 hours blended learning. Each term courses are subject to quorum requirements.

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Mode of Attendance: Part-time

This course is aimed at those who have completed the Elementary level in Sanskrit. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to progress to Sanskrit Intermediate level.


This will be achieved through 20 hours of blended learning: this is composed of 15 hours of online structured lessons with the teacher. This is supplemented by a minimum of 5 hours of guided independent learning supported by complementary material and regular feedback from the tutor. The course objective will be achieved within the 10-week course.

Online Course Requirements

Please ensure you have checked the Learner Support page for the Collaborate Session Preparation and Checklist, Required Equipment & Software.

Entry Requirements

For applicants who are not currently students of Sanskrit through the Language Centre, entry to the course is by assessment only. Applicants must email the admin team at to arrange for an assessment at least two weeks before the start of the course.

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For the full list of short evening courses in Sanskrit and for the information on Sanskrit teaching and learning at SOAS Language Centre please visit the Sanskrit Language Homepage.