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Unit of Study SOCI3003 - Religions and the State (2023)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate a critical understanding of the history, key teachings and beliefs of specific religions

critically examine the social dimensions of religions and religious beliefs, including the role of violence and gender

evaluate the historical relationships between religious and secular laws

analyse and contrast relationships between religious and political worldviews

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • You will need access to a computer, a reliable internet connection and a headset (for optional virtual classes) to complete your study and assessment requirements in this unit.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.