Undergraduate Module Descriptor


ARA2150: Muslims in Britain

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level5
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Jonathan Githens-Mazer (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

In this module you will study Muslim communities and  contemporary, experiences in Britain, Europe and wider Islamic contexts. The class will promote an informed debate about its significance and future. The course aims to provide an understanding of the history of Muslim communities in Britain today and how Muslims define themselves through their faith and in light of historical and contemporary political events and attitudes. The module especially involves an examination of the debate around integration, integration strategies, assimilation and multiculturalism. It will set these against the experience of other migrant groups for comparison.  There are no specific pre-requisite or co-requisite modules for this module, it is suitable for all students, and can be part of an interdisciplinary pathway.

Module created

01/10/08

Last revised

20/02/12