Religion Studies

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Federico Settler
Federico Settler Associate Professor
Pietermaritzburg Campus

About Religion Studies

The study of Religion encompasses the scientific study of the major world religions in context. Focused on the African continent, it engages the study of religious phenomena in terms of the significance of their historical, ritual, moral, organizational and belief systems. Contextually, the discipline engages a wide range of fields, as Religion intersects and engages with Community Development, Politics, Economics, Gender, Human Rights, Migration, and Health and Environmental Studies amongst others.

The major in Religion has 4 compulsory modules out of 8: RELG101, RELG 106, RELG203, RELG308 and RELG309.

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Degree LevelPostgraduate and Undergraduate

CampusHoward College & Pietermaritzburg Campus