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Undergraduate Course: History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A (ECHS08005)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Divinity CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaHistory of Christianity Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course aims to provide students with a comprehensive view of the global Christian movement in time and space.

1a. Considers the period from its Middle Eastern and European origins in theological and sociological/political terms to the Inquisition (50.CE to 1500)
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Tutorial readings 5 (TBC)
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 33, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 11, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 149 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 60 %, Coursework 30 %, Practical Exam 10 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A2:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students should gain a comprehensive view of the global Christian movement from its Middle Eastern origins to the Inquisition, presenting and being able to apply a range of historical approaches when they study the growth and diversification of Christianity as a world religion.

Students will acquire a broad understanding of the place of Christianity in world history and be aware of the interactions of Christianity with other world religions.
Assessment Information
One Essay (30%);
One weblog entry on the course website together with tutorial presentation and weekly comments on the website backed up by participation in the tutorial (10%);
Degree EXAM (60%).
In order to pass this course, students must obtain a minimum of 40% in both the coursework (combined mark) and the degree exam.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsHCWR1A
Contacts
Course organiserDr Sara Parvis
Tel: (0131 6)50 8907
Email: S.Parvis@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Paula Kruyff
Tel: (0131 6)5
Email: Paula.Kruyff@ed.ac.uk
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