THSR202 - Religion in Australian Culture
Prerequisites 40 cps in 100-level units
Teaching Organisation The unit involves 150 hours of focused learning, or the equivalent of 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.
This unit introduces students to the nature, expression, history, and practice of religion in contemporary multicultural and pluralistic Australia. Students will explore how Aboriginal and the world's religions are practised by diverse communities in the Australian context and analyse their implications for shaping contemporary Australian culture and society.