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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
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe 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)
Course description Not entered
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
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( 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 150 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 60 %, Coursework 30 %, Practical Exam 10 %
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.
Feedback Not entered
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
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.

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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsHCWR1A
Contacts
Course organiserDr Sara Parvis
Tel: (0131 6)50 8907
Email: S.Parvis@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
Email: Kate.Munro@ed.ac.uk
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