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RS2010: ISLAM (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 20:19


Course Overview

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.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Dawoud El-Alami

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

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

  • One of Bachelor Of Theology (With Honours) Distance Learning (Studied) or Certificate in Christian Studies (Studied) or Diploma in Christian Studies (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

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.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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

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.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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