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Religion og media

  • Studiepoeng15
  • UndervisingssemesterVår
  • EmnekodeRELV230
  • Talet på semester1
  • Språk English
  • Ressursar

Studiepoeng, omfang

15

Studienivå (studiesyklus)

Bachelor 

Fulltid/deltid

Full time

Undervisningssemester

Spring, but not regularly.

Undervisningsstad

 Bergen

Mål og innhald

The objective of the course is to provide the student with a basic understanding of different relations between religion and media, especially in the contemporary world, and of some methods and theoretical perspectives used in the analysis of these relations.

RELV230 is an optional unit within the Bachelor Programme in the Study of Religions.

Læringsutbyte

The student shall by the end of the course have gained the following learning outcome defined in knowledge, skills, and general competence:

Knowledge

The student

  • has basic knowledge of relations between religion and various types of media, both in an historical and contemporary context.
  •  is acquainted with some methods and theories used for the analysis of religion and media, as well as critical perspectives related to these.
  • has the capability of putting the knowledge about religion and media in relation to the history of religions in general.
  • has the capability of challenging general preconceptions on religion, media and their interplay.

Skills

The student 

  • has the capability of analysing a complex theme and of drawing conclusions on one's own, critically examining cases, theories and methods.
  • has the capability of writing a coherent analytical text, thereby demonstrating a capacity for using the norms and techniques of academic writing.

General competence

The student

  • has practice in handling large quantities of information and literature within a short time period, and of interpreting and presenting information.

Krav til forkunnskapar

None

Tilrådde forkunnskapar

The student should have a sound knowledge of English since the course literature and the lectures are in English. 

Studiepoengsreduksjon

RELV230 overlaps with RELV330, and the two courses should not be combined. If combined, the outcome of credits will be reduced with 15 ECTS credits. 

Krav til studierett

The course is open to students enrolled in the University of Bergen

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Approximately 10 lectures/seminars, totally 20 hours. 

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

None 

Vurderingsformer

The examination consists of one assigned essay of 2,000 words (30%) and one final essay of 5,000 words (70%). Both must be passed in order to pass the course.

Hjelpemiddel til eksamen

None

Karakterskala

A graded marking scale (A to F) is used. A is the top grade and F means Failed. 

Vurderingssemester

Spring.

Examination is only possible in terms when the course is taught.

Litteraturliste

The reading list consists of about 1000-1500 pages. The reading list is published by June 1st. for the autumn semester and by December 1st. for the spring semester.

Emneevaluering

The course unit will be evaluated regularly.

Programansvarleg

The Programme Committee for The Study of Religions

Emneansvarleg

The Programme Committee for The Study of Religions, Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR)

Administrativt ansvarleg

Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR)

Kontakt

Kontaktinformasjon

advice@ahkr.uib.no