Studies in Religion Table

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

Studies in Religion

Major

A major in Studies in Religion requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Studies in Religion requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core
RLST1002
Religion: Texts, Life and Tradition
6      Semester 1
RLST1005
Atheism, Fundamentalism and New Religions
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Selective
RLST2614
Philosophy of Religion: Reason and Belief

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2014
Semester 1
RLST2624
The Birth of Christianity
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion or 6 credit points at 1000 level in in Studies in Religion and 6 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
N RLST2024
Semester 1
RLST2639
Secular Religion: Faith in Modernity

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion
Semester 1
RLST2640
Contemporary Religious Trends
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2627 or RLST3603
Semester 2
BBCL2610
The New Testament Literature
6    P 12 Junior credit points including at least 6 in BBCL1001, BBCL1002, HBRW1111, HBRW1112, RLST1002 and 6 from Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, English, Philosophy, Studies in Religion, Arabic Studies or 6 Senior credit points in BBCL2603, BBCL2607, BBCL2609 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or Studies in Religion
Semester 2
CLST2614
The Celtic Otherworld
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Celtic Studies minor or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Studies in Religion major
N CLST3616
Semester 1

3000-level units of study

Selective
RLST3601
Rethinking Religion

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
Semester 1
RLST3604
Ancient Egyptian Religion and Magic

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History
N RLST2636
Semester 1
RLST3605
Sex, Desire and the Sacred
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2635
Semester 2
RLST3606
Sacred Creativity: Text, Image, Film

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2628, RLST2625
Semester 2
RLST3607
Witchcraft Paganism and Western Esotericism

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2626
Semester 1
RLST3608
Religion and Violence, Faith and Blood

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2620
Semester 2
RLST3609
Religion and the Medieval World
6    P 12 credit point at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2605
Semester 1
RLST3610
New Discoveries in Religion in Antiquity
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

Where this major is being completed as a first major towards a degree, students should ensure that the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study is undertaken.
Where this major is being completed as a second major from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences towards a degree, the Industry and Community Project unit of study is the appropriate unit to select.
RLST3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 2