Directed Studies in Religion and Civil Society

Course code RELT3021
Not available in 2015

Description

This course provides opportunities for third year students to develop an advanced level of understanding of religion and civil society and relevant research skills through a customised learning experience which may include guided, intensive scholarly reading in particular fields or disciplines and/or pursuit of particular vocational interests or career avenues in real-world settings (ie. regular or intensive, interactive and practical experience). Students may choose from the following broad areas of study on religion: gender, sexuality; politics, law and ethics; society and culture; and interfaith and inter-religious relations.

Students may also propose a vocational experience as the context for their study and reflection, for example, in a place of worship, social welfare agency, or educational context or institution.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of a specialised topic in the study of religion and civil society; Apply research methods relevant to the study of religion and civil society;

2. Critically evaluate their own learning and educational growth;

3. Reflect upon and synthesise theological insights across a range of secular and/or religious workplace settings;

4. Demonstrate advanced writing, research and information technology skills appropriate to studies in religion and theology.

Content

This course allows students to develop an advanced level of learning on religion and civil society through a customised learning experience.

Assumed Knowledge

20 units of RELT courses at 1000 level

Assessment Items

Essay: 2 x Essays

Contact Hours

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term