Welcome to the course Perspective on behavioural science of religion, 7,5 cr. (distance) / Beteendevetenskapliga perspektiv på religion

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

This course is a full-time course given between weeks 45-49.
Name of course

Perspective on behavioural science of religion (Beteendevetenskapliga perspektiv på religion 7,5 hp)

Course code

RVA002

Application code

13203 master, 13230 freestanding

Faculty

Faculty of Education and Business

Course co-ordinator

Ann-kristin.eriksson@hig.se

E-mail: ann-kristin.eriksson@hig.se

Telephone: 026-648425

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 registration: 25 October - 7 November

About the course

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course syllabus, reading list and timetable

Course organisation and communication

Course organisation

Welcome to the course Perspectives on Behavioral Science of Religion at Högskolan i Gävle!
The course is given in English. In this course we look at how theories from Psychology of Religion, Sociology of Religion and Didactics can be used to explain and understand different types of religious experiences, for instance mystical experiences, as well as religious behaviour.
The course starts November 9th at 10:15-12 with a course introduction and call for registration.
We have two more meetings on November 23th and December 7th at 10:15-12. The last meeting is an examination seminar.

Communication

Before the course starts, it will be available on our learning platform Canvas. It its via Canvas we communicate and there you will find the course timetable, zoom-links, assignments and other information. Canvas is used for posting assignments and is also available in an app for your cellphone. Also a study-guidance will be found on Canvas.

We use Zoom for our meetings. Before the course starts you will receive information on Canvas with the zoom-link.

Log in to Canvas


Course evaluation

Course evaluation

After your course has finished you will be sent a we-based course evaluation questionnaire via e-mail. Your participation in the course evaluation is very valuable to us and you comments will help improve and develop the course further. All students registered on the course will receive a report of the course evaluation with all comments compiled.

Service and Support

Accommodation

You need to apply for accommodation yourself. Please remember to do it in good time before your arrival. The University of Gävle does not provide any student accommodation.

Free Microsoft Office

As a student at the University of Gävle you have the opportunity to install
Microsoft Office on up to five computers. The Office package includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Onenote.

  • Library

The library is located in the middle of campus and is open to everybody. You can reach all digital resources such as e-books and e-journals after logging in with your user account.

  • Residence permit
    • If you are a non-EU citizen you need to apply for a residence permit. Start the process of applying for a residence permit as soon as possible. This can be a slow process and take several months. It is therefore good to get started as soon as possible!

Student Centre

At the Student Centre you will meet knowledgeable staff that can assist you in just about anything regarding your studies at the University of Gävle. The Student Centre is located in building 22. You will also find a café in this area and TV displays showing current information and the daily timetabling. If you have any study-related questions, you can contact the Student Centre at studentcentrum@hig.se

Student Support

  • Sometimes you need help to manage your studies and student life. At the University of Gävle we have several support functions to help you deal with various study-related situations, such as, for example, study guidance counselling, student health and welfare, and support for disabled students.

Tuition fees

  • If you have any questions about tuition fees, please find more information in our FAQ.

Web meetings with Zoom

  • Zoom are a services for web meetings at the University of Gävle. You usually need a webcam and headset with a microphone.
  • Web meetings with Zoom

Wireless network (wifi)

Eduroam (EDUcation ROAMing) gives you access to the Internet when you are staying on the University campus. It also provides internet access at other universities and colleges that are connected to eduroam. Eduroam also works at many airports, railway stations and hotels.

Publicerad av: Satu Moberg Sidansvarig: Maria Strand Sidan uppdaterades: 2021-04-14
Högskolan i Gävle
www.hig.se
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)