Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2101: Religion and Global Conflict

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary, the syllabus may cover some or all of the following topics:

-       Secularization

-       Religious resurgence

-       Religion and colonial politics

-       Religion and identity politics

-       Religious terrorism

-       Religion and peace

-       Religion and Migration

-       Religion and the Refugee Crisis

-       Religion and Development

-       Religion and the State

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities2211 x 2 hour seminars
Guided Independent Study68For directed reading and completing the formative assignment
Guided Independent Study10To complete the media briefing paper
Guided independent study10To prepare the class presentation
Guided independent study40To complete the research essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).