Units of Study

RLST3601 - Rethinking Religion

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Carole Cusack

Description

This unit investigates pressing contemporary issues in the method and study of religion. It prepares students for advanced research, including honours. Historical analysis of religion and contentious key terms are debated, as students are introduced to field studies methodology and other complex research strategies. Theoretical work is more tightly integrated in this unit with research practice and the unit is structured to nurture the student in an extended research project, helping them to find a dynamic and assured academic voice.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (30%), 1x3000wd research proposal (50%), 1x1000wd oral presentation (10%), participation (10%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 Senior credit points from Religion Studies

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