Religious Studies Honours A (RLST4011)


The Honours program in Studies in Religion consists of a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff and two semester seminars that meet weekly for two hours. The thesis should be of 20000 words in length. Each seminar requires 10000 words of written work or its equivalent. The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%. The following seminars are on offer in 2014: Semester 1-Method and Theory in the Study of Religion Semester 2-New Discoveries in Jewish and Early Christian Studies

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1x2-hr seminar/week


1x20000wd thesis (60%), 2x10000wd or equivalent of written works for 2 seminars (40%)

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Credit average in 48 senior credit points of Studies in Religion

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