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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?

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.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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.

Course Learning Outcomes


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