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History of Christianity, Thesis, in-depth course , 15 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Religious Studies - RKA
  COURSE CODE   790G64
On completion of the course, the student should be able to: account for a chosen specialisation in the history of Christianity, - formulate an issue in the field of the history of Christianity and independently examine it in the form of an essay by means of the theory and method traditions of the discipline, - with a qualified approach, systematise, compile and critically review, and interpret information and present the work process and conclusions of an issue in the form of a thesis, - analyse and evaluate others' scholarly work, - with a qualified academic approach, relate to church historical events and issues through critical and objective oral and written presentation.
The course comprises independent examination of an issue in the form of a thesis, based on the theory and method traditions of Christian history; presentation and review of thesis/theses.
Independent thesis work; compulsory seminars; written and oral presentation; public discussion. All students are expected to participate actively and constructively in seminars, etcetera, through solid preparations for them. The thesis work is followed by a supervisor. The students should also study independently.
The course is examined through compulsory seminars, as well as oral presentation and review of another essay. Active individual oral participation in the seminars is required to pass the course.

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.

Completed Religious Studies - History of Christianity, in-depth course, or the equivalent, with at least 7.5 HE credits approved.
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, Thesis, in-depth course
Kristendomens historia uppsats, fördjupningskurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: LiU-2008/00111   Course Code: 790G64      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Religious Studies - RKA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G2X   Basic level     RKA   TL  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2008-06-11
Latest revision 2011-10-07