Religious Studies (bachelor's programme) - Religious Studies (BRVI)
The bachelor's programme in Religious Studies provides insight into the basic beliefs and practices of various religious traditions. The programme of study also provides an understanding of the underlying historical development of different religions.
The programme also seeks to provide insight into the interface between religion and other social and cultural phenomena. As such, students are encouraged to develop a scientific mode of comparison of religious traditions especially as they relate to other social, cultural, literary and philosophical phenomena, and to develop skills in communicating their findings.
The aim of the programme is to develop the students' knowledge of religious ideas and religious practices, as well as provide them with insight into the function of religion.
The programme places emphasis on developing the students' ability to study religion and religious traditions as social, cultural, and psychological phenomena in a coherent and scholarly manner, as well as extending the students' communication skills regarding these.