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Study Islamic Studies at Otago

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Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this subject.

Overview

With over a billion followers and a history covering some 1400 years, the religion of Islam and the cultures of the Muslim world together represent a very significant part of world civilization. The BA in Islamic Studies will equip you to understand Islam from a range of different perspectives. You will study the historical roots of the tradition, the primary religious scriptures of Islam and the theological, philosophical, legal, political and mystical traditions which are based upon them as well as the varied cultures of Islam in many different countries of the world.

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Contact details

Website otago.ac.nz/religion

Email religion@otago.ac.nz

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Minor Subject Requirements

Islamic Studies as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BAppSc, BHealSc, BCom or BASc degree

Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this minor subject.

Level Papers Points
100-level

RELS 101; also see below

18

200-level

Two of RELS 207, RELS 222, RELS 234, POLS 210, POLS 214; also see below

36

300-level

One of RELS 323, RELS 324, RELS 334, HIST 303, POLS 310; also see below

18

Plus

ARAB 131 or any further paper from the lists above.

18

Total   90

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