HUMN 0008 Comparative World Religions (WSTC Prep)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 700229

Coordinator Kathy Gooch Opens in new window

Description This subject introduces students to the internally diverse and dynamic nature of religions in the world today. It explores the values and beliefs of religious traditions around the world, their points of difference and similarity. It aims to equip students with an understanding of the way that religions are embedded in culture. The subject provides students with a social science and humanities based vocabulary for discussing theological notions and debating the influence of religion on history, culture and contemporary issues. The subject also provides students with an opportunity to apply academic research and writing skills.

School Western Sydney The College

Discipline Sociology

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 0 Preparatory subject


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Online quizzes 10 quizzes 20 N Individual
Source analysis with guided questions 300 words 15 N Individual
Group oral presentation With individual written summary 10 minutes (20%) + 300 words (10%) 30 N Individual
Research essay 1,000 words 35 N Individual

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