Major in Studies in Religion
Degree Structure for a major in Religion Studies:
Students begin Studies in Religion by completing Junior units of study, of which there are two, must be completed by all students wishing to undertake a major in Studies in Religion. They are; RLST1001 Paths to Enlightenment which introduces key concepts in Aboriginal Australian and Asian religions; and RLST1002 The History of God which charts the rise of monotheism in the cultural context of the Ancient World. These units are offered every year.
A major in Studies in Religion is 36 senior credit points (6 Senior units of study). The major can also consist of cross listed Units of Study. It is possible to do fourth year honours in Studies in Religion if you complete a further 12 senior credit points and your average result across the 48 credit points of religion is a Credit or better (65 ). Departmental permission may be granted to enter units if pre-requisites are not formally met.