Undergraduate Course: Field-Work Approaches for the Study of Religion (REST10047)
|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||Some understanding of theoretical, ethical and practical aspects of field work is essential for students engaging in research with people. Given that a focus on religion is common to all students in Divinity, and that research in this area faces some very particular issues, this course will enable undergraduate students especially but not only from Religious Studies and Practical Theology to gain the necessary competence and confidence.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
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|
| After successful completion of the course, students should have:
1. A basic understanding of the contribution of field work to the study of religion.
2. The ability to identify and carry out practical research in Edinburgh related to the broad field of religion, using anthropological approaches, presented in a 2000 word essay and formative and summative field work reports.
3. The capacity to translate this training to dissertation or relevant coursework.
4. A demonstrable ability to identify key terms and their meanings;
5. Demonstrable good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Elizabeth Koepping
Tel: (0131 6)50 8946
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900