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Course Overview

This course, which builds on the foundations laid in DR1039, introduces further study of the grammar and vocabulary of New Testament Greek.  Download Course Guide

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
  • Dr Sam Newington

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • DR1039 Greek Language (New Testament) 1 (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • DR1524 Greek Language (New Testament) 2 (Studied)
  • DR1541 Greek Language (New Testament) 2 (Distance) (Studied)
  • KL1521 Greek Language (New Testament) 2 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course offers students the chance to acquire first century Greek, the original language of the New Testament. It is aimed at students with a basic grounding in Greek (equivalent to Greek 1). The course covers Greek grammar and sentence structure and, by the end, students will be able to translate texts from the New Testament.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed


Contact Teaching Time

81 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: 3 in-class tests of equal weighting.

Resit: 2-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

Feedback on the students' participation in class and preparation for the sessions, homework etc.


After each bit of assessment feedback is given as required.

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