Religion, samfund og politik

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a relevant coursework and a take-home assignment.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • the spectrum of major religious traditions on an international basis
  • philosophical and cultural traditions related to arrays of global religions

  • various international social and political conflicts articulated as related to religious difference or worldview.

Skills

The student must attain

Skills in:

  • analyzing international conflict articulated as related to issues in religious worldviews

  • applying understandings of various religions’ philosophical and cultural traditions to projects of conflict resolution.

Competences

The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • communicating the impact of religious belief and worldview on international conflict
  • contributing to the solution of intercultural problematics articulated as related to religion.

Exam

Exams

Name of examReligion, Society, and Politics
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a take-home assignment; the content of the assignment must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives. The exact content of the assignment will be determined by the course instructor at the start of the semester. The assignment paper must comprise a minimum of six pages and a maximum of eight pages.
The assignment paper will be evaluated by the examiner.Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleReligion, Society, and Politics
Module codeBALISE201820
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Language and International Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Global Studies
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities