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Religious Studies

SCQF Level 08 (9 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
REST08015 SV1 Global Religions A: Judaism, Buddhism, Islam Semester 1 20
REST08017 SV1 Global Religions B: Indigenous African Religions and Religions of Asia Semester 2 20
REST08009 Lived Religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam Not delivered this year 20
REST08019 Modern Hebrew 1A Not delivered this year 20
REST08014 Qur'anic Studies: History, Themes and Practice Not delivered this year 20
REST08011 Religion in Culture: Theory, History and Interpretation Not delivered this year 20
REST08018 Religion in Modern Britain Not delivered this year 20
REST08020 Religions of Ancient India: Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism Not delivered this year 20
REST08016 SV1 Studying Religions Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 10 (22 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
REST10013 African Voices in the Study of Religions Not delivered this year 20
REST10047 Field-Work Approaches for the Study of Religion Not delivered this year 20
REST10046 SV1 Hindu Traditions: History, Power and Agency Semester 2 20
REST10007 Indigenous Religions: Sub-Saharan Africa 3/4 Not delivered this year 20
REST10044 SV1 Islam Past and Present: Issues of Gender and Ethics Semester 2 20
REST10034 SV1 Jewish Christian Relations in Modern Times Semester 1 20
REST10049 SV1 Modern Religious and Ethical Debates in Contemporary Literature Semester 2 20
REST10045 New Age Beliefs and Practices Not delivered this year 20
REST10009 New Indigenous Religious Movements 3/4 Not delivered this year 20
REST10052 SV1 New Spiritualities: from New Age to Holistic Semester 2 20
REST10022 Promised Land or Land of Conflict 3/4 Not delivered this year 20
REST10035 SV1 Religion and Nationalism in the Contemporary World Semester 1 20
REST10043 Studies in the Qur'an Not delivered this year 20
REST10051 SV1 The Hindu Epics: Mahabharata and Ramayana Semester 2 20
REST10041 SV1 Theories of Religion Semester 1 20
REST10048 SV1 Theravada Buddhism Semester 1 20
REST10033 Visual Representations of the Holocaust and Religion Not delivered this year 20
REST10050 Year Abroad Work Religious Studies Not delivered this year 40
THET10050 SV1 Christian-Muslim Relations: diatribe, discourse and dialogue Semester 2 20
THET10028 Film, Religion and Ethics 3/4 Not delivered this year 20
THET10054 Literature of the Islamic World Not delivered this year 20
THET10016 Metaphysics and Morality Not delivered this year 20

SCQF Level 11 (20 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
REST11015 Contemporary Theories of Religion Not delivered this year 20
REST11014 SS1 Dissertation (MSc in Religious Studies) Full Year 60
REST11024 Elementary Modern Hebrew 1A Not delivered this year 20
REST11018 SV1 Hindu Traditions: Critical Investigations Semester 2 20
REST11010 New Age Spirituality in Contemporary Culture Not delivered this year 20
REST11009 New Religious Movements in Global Perspective Not delivered this year 20
REST11023 SV1 New Spiritualities Semester 2 20
REST11016 SV1 Reflections on Gender and Ethics in Classical and Contemporary Islam Semester 2 20
REST11019 SV1 Religion and Nationalism: Theory and Performance Semester 1 20
REST11002 Religion and the New African Diaspora Not delivered this year 20
REST11008 Selected Themes in the Study of Religion Not delivered this year 20
REST11017 The Holocaust in Visual Culture Not delivered this year 20
REST11020 The Practice of Field-Work in the Study of Religion Not delivered this year 20
REST11013 Themes and Explorations in Jewish-Christian Relations Not delivered this year 20
REST11012 SS1 Theory and Method in the Study of Religion Semester 1 20
REST11021 SV1 Theravada Buddhism from Benares to Bangkok Semester 1 20
REST11022 SV1 Understanding the Hindu Epics: Mahabharata and Ramayana Semester 2 20
IMES11079 Hebrew for Arabic Speakers Not delivered this year 20
ASST11074 SS1 Japanese Religions in the Modern Era Semester 1 20
ASST11071 SS1 The Buddhist Brush: Discursive and Graphic Expressions of Japanese Buddhism Semester 2 20
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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