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Welcome to the course Contemporary religious studies 7.5 cr. (distance) / Religionsvetenskap idag

On this page you will find information about your course, course registration and more. Here you will also find your course syllabus and the course timetable.

Course information Master Programme in Religious Studies

This course is a full-time course given between weeks 35-39
Name of course

Contemporary religious studies 7.5 cr. (Religionsvetenskap idag)

Course code

RVA000

Application code

13207 Master, 13226 freestanding course

Faculty

Faculty of Education and Business

Course co-ordinator

Jari Ristiniemi

E-mail: jari.ristiniemi@hig.se

Telephone: 0046 73 4011058

Course administration

Monika Karlsson

studentsupport@hig.se



Register on your course!

In order to register on your course, you first need to create a user account. Read more about how to activate your user account in our guide, "Five steps to get started".

If you do not register on time, you will lose your place on the course. Please contact your course administrator before the end of the registration period if you are experiencing problems with course registration.

If you are conditionally admitted you are not able to register on the course yourself.

Period for course self-registration in Ladok: 16th August – 29th August

About the course

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

  • Course syllabus
  • Reading list
  • Timetable

  • IMPORTANT
  • The course and the master programme starts the 31st of august, you should confirm your attendance latest that date otherwise you will loose your Place in the programme.
Course organisation and communication

Course organisation

The course addresses the role of religion in the late modern society in the local/global community. The course discusses how methods and theories in Religious Studies can be used as tools for understanding contemporary society and as means of developing a sustainable society. There are non-mandatory seminaries that are played in and you are able to see them on the learning platform Canvas. For exams you write a memo. The seminaries are given during the following days 10.15-12AM: 2/9, 16/9 and 30/9.

Communication

Teaching is offered on the web through Zoom. You are able to follow from your own computer or you can attend the video conference when it takes place or see it as a video afterwards.

The web-based course tool used is Canvas. The course code is given in the welcome letter. Normally, the course is not posted on Canvas until one or a few weeks before the start of the course.

Communication happens both through Canvas and through email contact with the course responsible.

The course and the master programme starts 2 September, you should confirm your attendance latest that date otherwise you will loose your Place in the programme, applies only to programme students!

Publicerad av: Satu Moberg Sidansvarig: Lisa Olsson Sidan uppdaterades: 2021-04-15
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