Biblical Hebrew 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

This unit teaches the basics of Biblical Hebrew. Delivered fully online by Open Universities Australia, in partnership with the Australian Catholic University, the unit provides a comprehensive introduction to Biblical Hebrew and its relationship to other Semitic languages. Gain a grounding in the alphabet, basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of Biblical Hebrew.

At the end of this unit, students should be able to translate a passage from the New Testament into basic English, interact critically with commentaries on the Bible in Hebrew and form an opinion on and argue the case for various grammatical ambiguities.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Must be accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies, Australian Catholic University

Areas of study

In this Biblical Hebrew A unit, the topics you will study include:

  • The relationship between Biblical Hebrew and other Semitic languages
  • The alphabet, morphology and syntax of Biblical Hebrew
  • An introduction to the most frequently used words and idioms in the Hebrew Bible
  • A study of selected texts from the Hebrew Bible
  • An introduction to various lexical tools for Hebrew exegesis

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies, Australian Catholic University

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?

For those wishing to study language, this module could provide a stepping stone into research into ancient languages and how they are relevant today, while for those wishing to study the Bible, first hand experience in translation will deepen your understanding and allow greater insight.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Biblical Hebrew A from 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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