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Latin A

Undergraduate | MAQ-AHIX1120 | 2024

Previously MAQ-AHIX118

Revive the ancient and beautiful Latin language.

Establish a working knowledge of Latin words, sentences and passages. Read Latin script and recognise nouns and verbs. Write sentences while drawing on an understanding of grammar and syntax.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Latin A

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

    1. Recognise and recall Latin script and phonetic structure
    2. Identify and recall Latin grammatical structures at elementary level
    3. Recognise and memorise foundational Latin vocabulary
    4. Assess the grammar required for the translation of simple Latin texts
    5. Explore relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools
    6. Recognise and recall linguistic technical terms
    7. Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and/or writing simple Latin texts
    8. Explore the significance of Latin for the study of relevant ancient cultures

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MAQ-AHIX218 (Not currently available)

  • MAQ-HST230 (Not currently available)

  • MAQ-AHIX118 (Not currently available)


NCCW (pre-2020 units) AHIX218, AHIS118, HST230, AHIX118

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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