World Religions

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

World Religions

A major in World Religions requires 36 senior credit points including WREL2001 World Religions in Context, 6 credit points from the listed core units of study on theory and methodology, and 12 credit points each from two religious traditions of your choice. At least 6 credit points of the major must be at 3000 level.

Junior units of study

RLST1002
A History of God, Deities and Demons

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
Summer Early
RLST1005
Atheism, Fundamentalism and New Religions

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2

Senior units of study

Compulsory
WREL2001
World Religions in Context

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Studies in Religion
Semester 1
Core
ANTH2667
The Anthropology of Religion

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P (12 Junior credit points from Anthropology) or (12 Junior credit points from Religion Studies)
Semester 1
RLST2614
Philosophy of Religion: Reason & Belief
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Studies in Religion
N RLST2014
Semester 2
SCLG2626
Sociology of Religion

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P (12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Studies of Religion)
Semester 2
Summer Main
Winter Main
RLST3601
Rethinking Religion

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Senior credit points from Studies in Religion
Semester 2
Christianity units
RLST2624
The Birth of Christianity
6    P (12 Junior credit points from Studies in Religion) or (6 Junior credit points from Studies in Religion and (ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANHS1602))
N RLST2024
Semester 1
RLST2605
Christianity and the Medieval World

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion
Semester 2
BBCL2609
Historical Jesus to Written Gospels

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 from (BBCL1001 or BBCL1002 or HBRW1111 or HBRW1112 or HBRW2631 or HBRW2632) and 6 from (Hebrew, or Biblical and Jewish Studies, or Ancient History, or History, or English, or Studies in Religion, or Arabic Studies)
N BBCL2003
Semester 1
Buddhism units
BDST2612
Buddhist Meditation Practices

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Junior credit points from (BDST or ANTH or ASNS or BBCL or GCST or RLST or PHIL1011 or PHIL1013 or SCLG)
N RLST2623
Semester 2
BDST2616
The Buddha's Words
6    P 12 Junior credit points from BDST, ANTH, ASNS, BBCL, GCST, RLST, PHIL1011, PHIL1013 and SCLG
N ASNS2622 or ASNS2624
Semester 1
BDST3611
Buddhist Philosophical Traditions
6    P 12 Senior credit points from one area of study- (Buddhist Studies, or Asian Studies, or (Studies in Religion or World Religions), or Philosophy)
N ASNS2621
Semester 2
Summer Early
Judaism and Bible units
JCTC2603
Jews Under the Crescent and the Cross

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Junior credit points in one of of (Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, or Studies in Religion, or History, or Ancient History)
N JCTC2003


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
JCTC2604
From Expulsion to Regeneration
6    P 12 Junior credit points in one of of (Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, or Studies in Religion, or History, or Ancient History)
N JCTC2004, JCTC2004
Semester 2
Semester 2
BBCL2603
Messianism in Biblical Prophetic Texts
6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 from (BBCL1001 or BBCL1002 or HBRW1111 or HBRW1112 or HBRW2631 or HBRW2632) and 6 from (Hebrew, or Biblical and Jewish Studies, or Ancient History, or History, or English, or Studies in Religion, or Arabic Studies)
Semester 1
BBCL2607
Biblical Poetic Books

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 from (BBCL1001 or BBCL1002 or HBRW1111 or HBRW1112 or HBRW2631 or HBRW2632) and 6 from (Hebrew, or Biblical and Jewish Studies, or Ancient History, or History, or English, or Studies in Religion, or Arabic Studies)
N BBCL2003
Semester 1
Islam units
ARBC2671
Transnational Muslim Women and Veiling

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Junior credit points from Arab Language and Cultures, French Studies, Asian Studies, American Studies, History, Studies in Religion.
Semester 2
Indigenous Religions and Local Traditions
RLST2636
Ancient Egyptian Religion and Magic

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 Junior credit points from studies in Religion
Semester 1
ANHS2605
Ancient Greek Religion
6    P 12 junior credit points of Ancient History, Classical Studies, Ancient Greek or History OR 6 junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 junior credit points of either Latin, Greek (Ancient), Classical Studies, History, Philosophy, Archaeology (Classical) or Archaeology (Near Eastern)
Semester 2
Semester 2
Summer Early

Exchange

Honours

WREL4011
World Religions Honours A

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12      Semester 1
Semester 2
WREL4012
World Religions Honours B

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12      Semester 1
Semester 2
WREL4013
World Religions Honours C

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12      Semester 1
Semester 2
WREL4014
World Religions Honours D

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12      Semester 1
Semester 2