Latin A

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Australian Catholic University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

The Latin A unit from the Australian Catholic University and Open Universities Australia aims to teach you the basics of Latin and build up your proficiency and understanding of the language. The unit will do this by teaching you the key skills with which to comprehend Latin, as well as offering translation of texts to and from English. The course will operate in a fully online environment to demonstrate knowledge of the basics of Ecclesiastical Latin grammar.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies

Areas of study

In this language unit, the topics you will study include:

  • An introduction to the Roman alphabet
  • Ecclesiastical Latin syntax and morphology, as presented in the set text
  • An introduction to the Latin Bible in the Vulgate version used by the early church

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement of the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This online unit could be exceptionally useful if you are seeking to work in any aspect of religion, with Latin being one of the most common languages associated with Roman Catholicism. This in turn could prove useful in your understanding of ancient texts and historical documents.

The Latin A unit could prove useful if you wish to learn another language, with Latin being known as the root of most modern languages. Languages are one of the most admired skills by employers and learning such a language could improve employability. Following the Latin A unit graduates can find themselves working in diverse areas such as education, religion or even translation.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Latin A from the Australian Catholic University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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