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BA/BEd(Sec) Studies in Religion-Single Major

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
27824 AUD
National
6349 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

This pre-service teacher education program is available only as a dual degree. Students completing a dual degree have the opportunity to complete two degrees in less time than if each was studied separately. The Bachelor of Education (Secondary) offers school based learning and draws on the latest research into effective teaching, ensuring graduates are well equipped to teach. Students completing a dual degree with education are prepared for secondary school teaching, or training in business or industry. Teaching is a challenging and rewarding career, with secondary school teachers in demand worldwide. Teaching areas include Asian languages (Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian), drama, economics, English, English as a second language, European languages (French, German, Spanish), geography, history, mathematics, media studies, music, learning support, studies in religion and study of society.

Religion and spiritual ideas have shaped and continue to shape many societies across the globe. Studentsnow have the opportunity to expand their religious and spiritual horizons, increase their knowledge of (some of) these traditions and ideas and to develop critical methods of evaluating them. Studies in Religion offers courses by professional and highly enthusiastic teachers in the areas of Western and Eastern religious traditions, spiritual practices and religious thought, in the psychology of religion, in new religious movements, and in the original languages of the sacred texts of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism and Islam.

 

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:

           1)BEd: Year 12 or equivalent English, plus one of Mathematics A, B or C; and entry to the BA.

              BA: Year 12 or equivalent English. 

  •  For International students:

          1)BEd: Year 12 or equivalent English, plus one of Mathematics A, B or C; and entry to the BA.

             BA:Equivalent qualifications of  Year 12 or equivalent English.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

     Course Code         Course Title

  • RELN1000 World Religions
  • RELN1001 Belief & Unbelief
  • RELN1510 The History of the Supernatural
  • RELN2000 The idea of the sacred: texts, places and festivals
  • HIST2140 Indian History and Religion Study Tour
  • HIST2416 Medieval Heresy
  • RELN2113 Spirituality in the Everyday
  • RELN2115 Playing God: Religion & Science
  • RELN2117 Sociology of Religion
  • RELN2300 Rituals, Priests & Kings: A History of Hinduism
  • RELN2301 Buddhism
  • RELN2307 Islam
  • RELN2310 Religion, Peace and Violence
  • RELN2409 The World of Jesus and the Early Christians
  • RELN2410 The Bible: Fact or Fiction
  • RELN2411 Western Religious Thought from the Middle Ages to the Present
  • RELN3000 The Future of Religion: An Advanced Study of Contemporary Issues
  • RELN3001 Independent Study Unit
  • RELN3500 Advanced Study of Religious Texts A
  • RELN3501 Advanced Study of Religious Texts B

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

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