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DR2074: RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD: ASIA (2017-2018)

Last modified: 15 Sep 2017 15:07


Course Overview

This course develops a Religious Study perspective on religious traditions of Asia, such as Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and Hinduism. Religions of Asia will be explored in their historical, systematic, and practical/ritual dimensions.  Download Course Guide

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Callum Pearce

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

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • DR1049 Religions of the World: Asia (Studied)
  • DR1549 Religions of the World: Asia (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course develops a Religious Studies perspective on the religious traditions of Asia, with a focus on South Asian religions (Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism) and Buddhism. These religions will be explored in their historical, systematic and practical dimensions.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • One 1500-word essay (40%)
  • One 2000-word essay (50%)
  • One class presentation (10%)

 

Resit

  • One 2000-word essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment principally takes the form of conversation amongst instructors and students during tutorial sessions, and this will form an essential part of the work of the lectures.

Feedback

Students get detailed feedback on their essay. Written feedback on exam performance is available on request.

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