Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2012
Coordinator(s)Dr Nathan Wolski


Previously coded HSY3265


As for ATS2585


As for JWC2630, with the additional objectives that students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a greater level of sophistication and independence in their engagement with primary sources and the questions which they pose; and a deeper understanding of the theoretical issues that underpin the course.
  2. apply the reading and interpretative skills they have learned to unseen texts of the authors to be studied
  3. formulate and develop an independent research question which is grounded in a reading and analysis of primary sources


Written work: 40%
Test: 40%
Participation: 20%

Contact hours

1 hour lecture followed by a 90 minute seminar

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Religion and theology
Jewish civilisation


First year sequence in Jewish Civilisation or Religion and Theology or Archaeology or Philosophy; or by special permission