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Masteremne

Buddhisme og jainisme

Studienivå (studiesyklus)

Master

Undervisningssemester

Autumn

Undervisningsstad

Bergen

Mål og innhald

Objectives and content:

The aim of the course is for the student to gain knowledge about selective aspects of Buddhism and Jainism, past and present, with particular emphasis on Buddhism in South Asia in recent past

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 knowledge about Buddhism and Jainism with emphasis on changes in the recent past.
  • has detailed knowledge about the emergence of different interpretations of Buddhism and Jainism in South Asia in the modern period, about Buddhism as a religious and political identity in South Asia and about Western traditions of interpretations of these religions

Skills:

The student

  • has the ability to analyze scholarly literature and to make own inferences.
  • has the ability to write texts based on reasoning
  • has experience with imparting information, theories, ideas, approaches to problems and with suggesting solutions regarding the themes of the course both in writing and orally

General competence:

The student

  • The student is able to communicate about problematic areas, analysis, and conclusions in this field of knowledge.

Krav til forkunnskapar

None

Tilrådde forkunnskapar

The course literature is in English. Students should therefore have a sound knowledge of English

Studiepoengsreduksjon

Due to course overlap, students cannot take RELV323 as well as RELV223

If combined, the outcome of credits will be reduced with 15 ECTS credits.

Krav til studierett

Admission to the Master¿s Programme in the Study of Religions or other Master¿s Programme at the UiB.

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Lectures (approximately 10, totally 20 hours)

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

None

Vurderingsformer

Forms of assessment:

  • School exam (written) of 6 hours

Hjelpemiddel til eksamen

If the course is given in English, a dictionary (without any notes in it) between your own language and English is permitted (for example, a German-English-German or a French-English-French dictionary). You may bring your dictionary to the exam location. The teacher will check the dictionary at the exam location before you are allowed to use it.

Karakterskala

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

Vurderingssemester

Autumn.

There will also be assessment early spring semester (only for students with valid mandatory course requirements, if any), given that the course is instructed the semester before.

Litteraturliste

The reading list runs to 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

Study Advisor: studierettleiar@ahkr.uib.no

Administration of examination: eksamen@ahkr.uib.no

Eksamensinformasjon

  • 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.

  • Vurderingsordning: Skriftleg skoleeksamen

    Dato
    13.11.2018, 09:00
    Varigheit
    6 timer
    Trekkfrist
    30.10.2018
    Eksamenssystem
    Inspera
    Digital eksamen