This unit will further the study of biblical Hebrew by addressing more advanced aspects of grammar and syntax, by the reading of selected Hebrew texts, and by exercises in biblical text criticism.

Unit Code: AL8002Y

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate command of the morphology and syntax of the Hebrew texts studied


Translate accurately the Hebrew texts studied as well as unknown texts of equal or lesser difficulty


Demonstrate familiarity with core Hebrew vocabulary


Use lexical and other aids for the study and translation of Hebrew texts


Perform simple tasks of biblical text criticism

Unit sequence

AL8001Y or equivalent


lectures, exercises


Name Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

Class tests (equivalent to 1,000 words total)

0 20.0
Written Examination

ONE 2 hour examination

0 30.0
Written Examination

ONE 3 hour examination

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-30 15:04:08 +1100