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History of Christianity, The Early Church, advanced course , 15 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Religious Studies - RV1
SUBJECT AREA   Religious Studies
  COURSE CODE   790A61
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for and critically review scientific theoretical and methodological problems linked to the first centuries of the Christian church
- account for main features in the historical development during the earliest centuries of the Christian church
- independently analyse, orally and in written form present and discuss chosen specialities in the first centuries of the Christian church.
The course mainly consists of independent studies. Support in the form of supervision will also be included. Since the student chooses the reading list, which, however, should be approved by the coordinator, the emphasis of the course contents may differ. The contents are based on a reading list of high scholarly quality, such as theses and comment literature, as well as source materials. The reading list should be presented both in writing and orally.
The teaching takes the form of supervision and examination talks. The student mainly works with literature studies and writing independently.
The course is examined through written assignments and oral examination. Detailed information can be found in the study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

At least 7.5 HE credits approved in the History of Christianity, continuation course. In addition to the above, documented knowledge in Swedish and English is required, equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle studies.
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
History of Christianity, The Early Church, advanced course
Kristendomens historia, fornkyrkan, avancerad kurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2010-00180   Course Code: 790A61      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Religious Studies - RV1          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
D   Advanced level     RV1   TL  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2010-12-17
Latest revision 2013-03-14