Fall. This course will not be offered following autumn semester 2015.
Mål og innhald
The course unit gives an introduction to the history of Sami religion with emphasis on the indigenous religion, but the process of religious change, different forms of Sami Christianity, and Sami religiosity today are also dealt with.
The course unit can be studied at 200 and 300 level.
When the course requirements have been fulfilled, the student will have achieved the following:
Deeper knowledge about Sami religion, Pre-Christian as well as Christian, about important rituals and narratives, about central ideas and concepts, and about the interplay between religion and the rest of culture.
Knowledge about sources and methods used in the study of Sami religion.
Knowledge about some theoretical perspectives used in the study of Sami religion.
Knowledge about new and earlier research and about important scholarly issues relevant for the study of Sami religion.
Capability of analysing subject-matters in English and of drawing conclusions on one´s own.
Capability of critically examining theories and methods used in the study of Sami religion.
Capability of writing a coherent analytical text about Sami religion, thereby demonstrating a capacity for using the norms and techniques of academic writing.
Practice in handling large quantities of information and literature within a short time period, and of interpreting and presenting information.
Krav til forkunnskapar
The student should have a sound knowledge of English since the course literature and the lectures are in English. One also need reading skills in either French or German.
Krav til studierett
Admission to a Master´s Programme is required for RELV308.
Arbeids- og undervisningsformer
Approximately 6-10 lectures.
A six hours school exam. The test consists of an essay as well as 10 questions to be answered briefly. Both the essay and the questions have to fill a minimum requirement for the student to pass the exam. The minimum requirement for the questions is 5 points (each of the 10 questions can give 0, 0,5 or 1 point). The 10 questions count as 20% and the essay as 80% of the total score.
There is an examination every term.
A graded marking scale (A to F) is used. A is the top grade and F means Failed.
The reading list runs to about 1000-1500 pages.
In connection with the continuous work of improving education, the Institute organizes evaluations of curriculum and teaching with feedback from the students. The results of the evaluations will be the basis of modifications of syllabus, course list, curriculum and teaching.
Klokkeslett for oppstart av skoleeksamen kan endre seg fra kl 09.00 til 15.00 eller vice versa inntil 14 dager før eksamen. Eksamenslokale publiseres 14 dager før eksamen. Kandidatene finner sin egen romplassering på Studentweb 3 dager før eksamen.
Vurderingsordning: Skriftleg skoleeksamen
- 11.11.2019, 09:00
- 6 timer
- Digital eksamen