• Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Anthropology
  • Areas of interest Anthropology
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Rachel Morgain
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Completion of this course will enable students to:

  1. Appreciate the centrality of religion to human social life and to the theoretical ambitions of the social sciences.
  2. Describe some of the enormous variability of religious phenomena.
  3. Explain the basis of anthropological critiques of taken-for-granted categories such as "religion".
  4. Place perspectives on the explanation of religion in the wider context of theoretical orientations in the social sciences.
  5. Appreciate the intimacy between conceptual and empirical issues in the questions in the social sciences.

Indicative Assessment

By negotiation - 6,000 words

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Workload

Two hours of lectures and one hour of tutorial per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have successfully completed ANTH2004

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2801 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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