Studies in Religion

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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 2021

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
6      Semester 2
RLST2640
Contemporary Religious Trends

This unit of study is not available in 2021

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

This unit of study is not available in 2021

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
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
Semester 2
RLST3604
Ancient Egyptian Religion and Magic
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 2
RLST3605
Sex, Desire and the Sacred

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2635
Semester 2
RLST3606
Sacred Creativity: Text, Image, Film
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2628 or RLST2625
Semester 1
RLST3607
Witchcraft Paganism and Western Esotericism
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 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2620
Semester 2
RLST3609
Religion and the Medieval World

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit point at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
N RLST2605
Semester 1
RLST3610
New Discoveries in Religion in Antiquity

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion
Semester 2
JCTC3602
Contemporary Jewish Identities
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or European Studies or History or Government or Modern Hebrew or Biblical Studies and Classical Hebrew
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
RLST3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
RLST3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2