Undergraduate Course: History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A (ECHS08005)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The 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)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Tutorial readings £5 (TBC)
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 33,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||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.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| 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.
Students will be able to demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings; demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sara Parvis
Tel: (0131 6)50 8907
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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