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RS2501: ISLAM (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Zohar Hadromi-Allouche

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • DR2038 Understanding Islam (Studied)
  • RS2001 Islam (Studied)
  • RS2006 Introduction to the Religions of the World 3 - Ancient Traditions (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The course introduces students to Islam and its many aspects. Beginning with the emergence of Islam as a religion and a Political entity, we will continue to explore diversity within Islam in terms of religious movements and approaches, culture, history and contemporary issues, such as scholarly approaches and contemporary currents.

Further Information & Notes

This course will be available in 2012/13 as RS 2001.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed


Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: One 2,000 word essay (40%); 1 two-hour exam (60%).
Resit: 1 two-hour exam (100%), provided each element of assessment is CAS 6 or above.

Formative Assessment

Continuous informal assessment of performance in class, unmarked.


Feedback for in course assessment will be provided in typed form on the School's grade report sheet. Such assessment will highlight in particular those things the student has done well, and those things which could be done to strengthen the essay for a higher grade.

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