Islam and Women
University of Roehampton
Area of Study
History, Theology, Women's Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewAssessment: essay (2000 words) [50%], seminar (total of 2000 words) [50%]
This module will provide students with an in-depth analysis of a variety of themes linked to Islam and women, in both historical and contemporary contexts. Students will critically analyse the cultural, historical and theological issues which inform the discourse on the status of women within Islam, and, more specifically in some Islamic countries Special emphasis will be given to Muslim approaches to the issues, i.e. those from within the tradition, and how they compare to the outsider?s perceptions.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
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