Undergraduate Course: Indigenous Religions: Sub-Saharan Africa 3/4 (REST10007)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||An examination of the major beliefs, practices and rituals of selected indigenous groups in West, East and Southern Africa.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Divinity/Religious Studies courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course, students will:
- have gained insight into the diverse indigenous beliefs, practices and rituals of sub-Sahara African peoples;
- understand major themes and concepts within African cosmologies, myths and rituals and be able to demonstrate how these are translated into practice;
- have explored the resilience and change of indigenous religions in contemporary Africa and the African Diaspora;
- be able to relate discourses and contrast developments within the field of indigenous African religions with indigenous religions globally;
- be able to demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings;
- be able to demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Afeosemime Adogame
Tel: (0131 6)50 8928
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900