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- #2 in Australia
- 2018 QS World University Rankings
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Religion is a broad concept that has generated endless fascination. It relates to humanity’s ultimate concerns and worldviews.
As a multi-faceted discipline, religion spans ancient and modern cultures around the world and combines various methodologies including social, textual, historical, philosophical, political and literary.
Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew will allow you to explore some of the foundational texts and histories of Western civilisation. Encountering the Bible in translation or learning to read these texts in Hebrew, you will consider the themes and message of the biblical books, experiment with new approaches to texts and ideas and challenge common assumptions.
Through Studies in Religion you will analyse the concepts that people and communities prioritise in their lives to explain their existence. Acquire the skills to understand the central role of religion in broader socio-cultural practice and investigate the ways in which humans have attributed value to their lives, societies, and other important ideals, from family to nation, individuality and the afterlife.
*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
**Please refer to individual course requirements and visa details (for international students) regarding eligibility for part-time study.
Religious studies can open doors to a wide range of exciting and rewarding career opportunities and enhance your qualifications in professional disciplines.