Undergraduate Course: Global Religions: South Asian, Indigenous and New Traditions (REST08010)
|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 Indigenous Religions and the religions of Asia with attention to the connections between them historically and thematically.
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)
Essay on assigned topic of 2000 words (25%).
Tutorial preparation (5%).
Tutorial participation (5%).
Tutorial presentation (5%).
1) Two hour examination, answering three questions (60%).
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 S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| By the conclusion of the course, students should be able to:
1) outline the main beliefs and practices of the three traditions studied;
2) make historical and thematic connections and relate these to contemporary situations;
3) identify problems in terminology and classifications used to describe the religious traditions studied;
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 Arkotong Longkumer
Tel: (0131 6)50 8781
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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