World Religions

Course code RELT1020Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course provides an introduction to the principal features of the world's major religions through reference to key events, characters, beliefs and related phenomena. With regard to each tradition, there will be a focus on both historical and contemporary events relevant to the understanding of religion today.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
On-Line from CallaghanSemester 1
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key events, characters and beliefs of the religions being studied
2. Critically analyse key developments within religious traditions and their relevance for today
3. Apply methods relevant to the study of religion;
4. Demonstrate writing, research and information technology skills appropriate to studies in religion and theology.
ContentThe course introduces students to the major religious traditions.
Replacing Course(s)RELI1010
TransitionStudents who have previously completed RELI1010 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT1020. Other first-year and upper-level options are available for these students.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1 x 1000 word essay (20%)
2 x 2000 word essay (40%)
Quiz - On-line8 x 1 hr online quiz (40%)
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for RELT1020