Studies in Religion
A major in Studies in Religion provides open, serious, scholarly and critical study of religion, aiming to offer the broadest possible curriculum. Units of study covering Celtic and Germanic mythology, history of Christianity, meditation and other spiritual practices, the connections of religion with sexuality and consumer culture, the interface of religion with art and film, Buddhism and a range of new religious phenomena, are offered on a rotating cycle.
A major in Studies in Religion is 36 senior credit points (six senior 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+).
Sydney Arts and Social Sciences graduates work in government departments at all levels, and major private sector consultancies and corporations, locally and overseas. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a range of subject areas that prepare graduates for careers in administration, education, business research, marketing, media, management consultancy, public relations, gallery and museum curatorship, hospitality and tourism, community and welfare. Our graduates are proficient in research and inquiry, and demonstrate personal and intellectual autonomy, and ethical, social and professional understanding, qualities sought after by leading employers all over the world.
Further study for major
Eligible candidates may proceed to an Honours year in the Bachelor of Arts, or apply for admission to a rich postgraduate program in the humanities and social sciences, comprising advanced learning and professional courses. Master degrees include capstone projects ranging from internships with government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas, the gallery and museum sector, and leading media organisations, to opportunities for independent research projects which prepare students for higher degrees by research.
Related subject areas
Biblical Studies, Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, Arab Worlds, Islam and the Middle East