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RLST2641: Myth, Method, Worldviews

2024 unit information

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.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Arts and Social Sciences

Study level Undergraduate
Academic unit Studies in Religion
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion
Assumed knowledge:

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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Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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