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RLST2641: Myth, Method, Worldviews

The academic study of religion with its distinctive history of scholarship and profile is presented through the study of core topics of contemporary interest. An essential theme is the study of myth from which engaging examples will be utilised in order to introduce foundational issues of method, theory and worldview appropriate to the discipline. Key research skills will be trialled through assessment tasks.

Code RLST2641
Academic unit Studies in Religion
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in the Studies in Religion

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Outline the history, concerns and practices of the academic study of religion
  • LO2. Practise core research skills appropriate to the discipline
  • LO3. Discuss diverse theoretical approaches to the study of myth

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