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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Postgraduate Course: Mystical Islam (IMES11009)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaIslamic and Middle Eastern Studies Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course covers the development of Sufism from its beginnings until the modern period. Key texts in translation form an integral part of the course. The course focusses on important concepts within Sufism, Sufi ceremonies and major Sufi figures.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Course booklet - 4
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
A good knowledge of the mystical dimensions of Islam will be acquired and presentation skills will be enhanced; analytical and critical skills will be honed.
Assessment Information
One essay of 4,000 words to be submitted as directed in the programme handbook.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiser Course secretaryMrs Rhona Hajcman
Tel: (0131 6)51 3846
Email: Rhona.Hajcman@ed.ac.uk
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