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Religion and Life

Course Description

The General Religion and Life course provides students with opportunities to learn about religion and explores the relationships between religion, society and individuals. It examines the nature of religion and how it offers individuals and their communities an understanding of the world around them. Students develop an understanding of ways in which people discover, understand and express their religious beliefs. Students explore one or more religions and investigate the characteristics of religion, origins, foundations, cultural influences and development over time. They analyse the role religion has played in human affairs and explore issues of concern to religion. Through the General Religion and Life course, students learn skills that will enable them to understand the role religion plays in society and in the lives of people. Students use a range of primary and secondary sources and employ a variety of methods to investigate information. These methods include research, observation, analysis, and discussion.

Minimum Entry Requirements



For assessment criteria and Year 12 course details, please visit the SCSA page of this subject.

Embracing life  |  Nurturing faith  |  Inspiring learning

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