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Introduction to Religion

Delve into past and present religious traditions to understand the context for the issues that shape society today.

Religious studies draws on diverse religious experience and expression, and develops skills in analysing and interpreting texts. Graduates aren’t limited to faith-based careers, but can go on to use their skills in careers in the public sector, museums, schools and universities and the legal and political system.

When you study religion online, you can bring new understanding to your current career, while working towards a deeper insight into diverse viewpoints.

Shiree studied humanities & social studies with Griffith University, through Open Universities Australia.

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Religion highlights

  • Understand the roots of complex contemporary societal issues.
  • Engage with diverse viewpoints, and uncover unique insight.
  • Explore historical, social and cultural contexts.

Religion specialisations

  • Develop skills in reading, critical thinking, and writing.
  • Critical and analytical thinking through text analysis.
  • Cultural engagement and understanding.

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