Master of Arts

Studies in Religion

For candidates admitted under Rule (b)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline.
24 cps
Advanced Standing 24  
Prescribed Unit for this Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
HASS500 The Foundations of Research for the Master of Arts 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
HUMS507 Minor Research Project 6  
HUMS508 Major Research Project 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 18 credit points from the following units:
18 cps
ANCH324 Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids 6  
ANCH325 New Kingdom Egypt 6  
HIST301 Power and Propaganda in the European Reformations 6  
ISLM363 Women in Islam 6  
RELS300 New Religions, Cults and Popular Spiritualities 6  
RELS381 Chinese and Japanese Religion: A History 6  
RELS384 Religions of the Ancient Near East 6  
RELS385 Women, Gender and the World's Religions 6  
RELS386 Buddhism: A History 6  
RELS387 Earliest Christianity: Social Context and Sacred Text 6  
RELS388 The Pagan Religions of Ancient Greece and Rome 6  
RELS392 Meditation in Eastern Religions 6  
RELS395 God in their Sights: The Arguments of New Atheism 6  
And complete 24 credit points from the following units: 24 cps
ANCH524 Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids 6  
ANCH525 New Kingdom Egypt 6  
HIST501 Power and Propaganda in the European Reformations 6  
HUMS505 Reading Unit A 6  
ISLM563 Women in Islam 6  
RELS500 New Religions, Cults and Popular Spiritualities 6  
RELS581 Chinese and Japanese Religion: A History 6  
RELS584 Religions of the Ancient Near East 6  
RELS585 Women, Gender and the World's Religions 6  
RELS586 Buddhism: A History 6  
RELS587 Earliest Christianity: Social Context and Sacred Text 6  
RELS588 The Pagan Religions of Ancient Greece and Rome 6  
RELS592 Meditation in Eastern Religions 6  
RELS595 God in their Sights: The Arguments of New Atheism 6  
Elective Units
Complete 6 to 18 credit points with not more than 6 credit points at 200/300/400 level:
6-18 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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