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Religion and Ethics, One year programme
60 ECTS credits - 1 year - Kristiansand
Higher Education Entrance Qualification
The programme aims to provide a broad introduction to religions, philosophies of life and ethics. The modules consist e.g. of the study of Holy texts, science of religion, the history of Christianity and ethics. Cultural analytical and societal scientific studies are central components of the programme. During the programme there may be arranged excursions to Oslo and Syria. In the spring semester students choose 30 credits from the list of courses.
Arrangements for the recognition of prior learning are described in the information on the institution under "General arrangements for the recognition of prior learning (formal, informal and non-formal)".
For a description of the examination regulations, see the Examination Regulations of the University of Agder.
For information about the Norwegian grading system, see ECTS credits and grades. Specific information on grading for each course is found in the individual course descriptions.
The Examination Regulations of the University of Agder regulate the graduation requirements for each programme of study.
- acquire thorough knowledge of Christianity
- acquire good knowledge of religion and ethics
- be familiar with the subject area (KRL)
- master various methodical approaches to the subject area
See course descriptions for information on teaching. Instruction is in the form of lectures, seminar discussions and presentations. REL102 may be taught in English.
Forms of assessment include written examination, oral examination, term paper and portfolio assessment. See course descriptions.
The programme may be included in a number of bachelor´s programmes including an unspecified bachelor´s programme. It may, when included in the major in a bachelor´s programme qualify for admission to master´s degree studies in religion, ethics and society or Christianity and professional studies in theology. In combination with teacher education the programme qualifies for teaching in upper secondary school and 5.-10. level of the primary and secondary school. The programme is furthermore relevant for work in the cultural sector, the health- and social sector, media and different organizations. It is well suited as a supplement for professions where one is faced with ethical challenges or where one must relate to a multicultural audience.
Unspecified Bachelor's Degree:
The following courses may constitute a minor subject of 40 ECTS credits in Christianity, Religion and Ethics:
- REL-101 Holy Texts (10 ECTS credits)
- KR-103-1 Introduction to Religion and Ethics (10 ECTS credits)
- KR-104-1 Ethics (10 ECTS credits)
- KR-102-1 The History of Christianity (10 ECTS credits)
- KR-108-1 Christian Faith: Theory and Practice (10 ECTS credits)
Årstein Justnes (38141558, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Faculty of Humanities and Education