B.A. Asian Studies and Religious Studies (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)
Description

Asia is a fast-growing, large and diverse continent, encompassing many countries, cultures and languages. Combining Asian Studies and Religious Studies (Hons) at University of Kent enables you to engage with the cultural diversity of Asia and gain a solid understanding of the worlds major systems of belief.

Important information

Requirements: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Mandarin
Religious Studies
University

Course programme

Course Content

Course structure

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Introduction to Asian Traditions
  • World Literature:An Introduction
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 1A
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese
  • Learning Japanese 1A: An Introduction to Elementary Japanese
  • Learning Japanese 1B: An Introduction to Upper Elementary Japanese
  • Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan
Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Themes in the Study of Asia
  • The Rise of China
  • Learning Japanese 2B: Uppeer Post-Beginners Japanese
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2A
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2B
  • Learning Japanese 2A - Post-Beginners
  • Hindu Religious Thought
  • Indian Philosophy of Religion
  • Sociology of Religion
  • The Sacred in Contemporary Society
  • Religion and Film
Year abroad
  • You have the option of taking a year abroad at a partner university in Asia, allowing you to immerse yourself in a different culture.
Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Indian Philosophy of Religion
  • Hindu Religious Thought
  • Learning Japanese 2A - Post-Beginners
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2B
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2A
  • Learning Japanese 2B: Uppeer Post-Beginners Japanese
  • Religion and Capitalism
  • Gods and Government from the Roman Empire to Tony Blair
  • Global Christianities
  • Death and the Afterlife
  • Cracking Biblical Codes: Prophecy, Apocalyptic and Wisdom
  • Gods and Government from the Roman Empire to Tony Blair