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 at least 6 credit points from core units of study, 12 credit points from two religious areas of study and 6 credit points at 3000 level from a religious area of study.

Junior units of study

RLST1002
A History of God, Deities and Demons
6      Semester 2
Summer Early
RLST1005
Atheism, Fundamentalism & New Religions
6      Semester 1
Summer Main

Senior units of study

Core
WREL2001
World Religions in Context
6    P 12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion
Semester 1
Christianity units
BBCL2603
Messianism in Biblical Prophetic Texts
6    P (BBCL1001 or BBCL1002) or (HBRW1112 or HBRW2632) or (RLST1002 and RLST1005)
N BBCL2003
Semester 1
BBCL2609
Historical Jesus to Written Gospels
6    P (BBCL1001 or BBCL1002) or (RLST1002 and RLST1005)
Semester 1
Buddhism units
BDST2612
Buddhist Meditation Practices
6    P 12 junior credit points from BDST, ANTH, ASNS, BBCL, GCST, RLST, PHIL1011, PHIL1013 and SCLG
N RLST2623
Semester 1
BDST2616
The Buddha's Words
6    P 12 junior credit points from BDST, ANTH, ASNS, BBCL, GCST, RLST, PHIL1011, PHIL1013 and SCLG
N ASNS2622, ASNS2624
Semester 1
BDST3611
Buddhist Philosophical Traditions
6    P (12 senior credit points from Buddhist Studies) or (12 senior credit points of Asian Studies) or (12 senior credit points of Studies in Religion or World Religions) or (12 senior credit points from Philosophy)
N ASNS2621
Semester 2
Summer Early
Judaism units
JCTC2603
Jews Under the Crescent and the Cross
6    P (12 Junior credit points of Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or 12 Junior credit points of Studies in Religion) or (12 Junior credit points of History or 12 Junior credit points of 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
Islam units
ARIS2674
Islam and Politics: Modernity Challenges
6    P (ARIS1001 or ARIS1671) or (12 Junior credit points from History or Ancient History) or (RLST1002 and RLST1005)
N ARIS2004, JCTC3601

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 2
ARIS2675
Gendering History in the Arab World
6    P (12 Junior credit points from one of (Arabic and Islamic Studies, European Studies, European, Classical or Middle Eastern Languages or Studies, English, Government and International Relations, History, Sociology, Media and Communications or Gender and Cultural Studies)) or (12 Junior credit points History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (RLST1002 and RLST1005)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARIS3676
Issues and Debates in Arab Culture Today
6    P ARIS1001 or ARIS1671
N ARIS2006


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 2
ARIS3675
Society and Politics in the Middle East
6    P ARIS1001 or ARIS1671
N ARIS2005


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
Indigenous Religions units (none on offer in 2014)
Elective
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
RLST2628
Religion and Film
6    P (12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)
N RLST2028
Semester 1
Summer Main
RLST2635
Sex, Desire and the Sacred
6    P 12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion
Semester 1
RLST2614
Philosophy of Religion: Reason & Belief
6    P 12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion
N RLST2014
Semester 2
RLST2625
Creativity, Art and the Spiritual
6    P 12 junior credit points from Studies in Religion
N RLST2025
Semester 2
SCLG2626
Sociology of Religion
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Sociology or 12 Junior credit points in Studies of Religion
Semester 2
Summer Main
RLST3603
Contemporary Australian Religion
6    P 12 senior credit points from Studies in Religion
N RLST2627


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
RLST3601
Rethinking Religion
6    P 12 senior credit points from Studies in Religion
Semester 2

Exchange

RLST1801
Religious Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST2804
Religious Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST2805
Religious Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST2806
Religious Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST2809
Religious Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST2810
Religious Studies Exchange
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

RLST4011
Religious Studies Honours A
12    P Credit average in 48 senior credit points of Studies in Religion

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST4012
Religious Studies Honours B
12    C RLST4011
Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST4013
Religious Studies Honours C
12    C RLST4012
Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST4014
Religious Studies Honours D
12    C RLST4013
Semester 1
Semester 2