Undergraduate Course: Lived Religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam (REST08009)
|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||An overview of three historically related religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam with a focus on their modern expressions and social contexts, as well as the relationships between historical and contemporary studies of these religions.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
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)
||1) Two hour EXAMINATION answering three questions, to be administered in December (60%).
2) Essay on assigned topic of 2000 words (25%).
3) Tutorial preparation (5%).
4) Tutorial participation (5%).
5) Tutorial presentation (5%).
In order to pass this course, students must obtain a minimum of 40% in both the coursework (combined marks) and the degree exam.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| After successful completion of the course, student should be able to do the following:
1) Outline the main beliefs and practices of the traditions studied;
2) Make historical connections amongst the religions and relate these to contemporary situations;
3) Identify themes that emerge from the study of the traditions;
4) Compare the main beliefs and practices of the religions studied;
5) Demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings;
6) Demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Hannah Holtschneider
Tel: (0131 6)50 8933
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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