Course Single Details

Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons)

Study of Comparative Religions, Single honors and Joint honors.

Entry Requirements

At least two GCE A level passes, with appropriate supporting GCSE passes of grade C or above. We specify a minimum pass of grade C in English and Panjabi.
All other international qualifications equivalent to the above, as specified by the British Council

Important
The Admissions Officer will adopt a flexible approach towards potential admissions whose application constitute an exceptional case, especially for those over the age of twenty-one years. The main criteria here is to recruit with integrity, in other words, when the applicant is likely to succeed upon the course.

Exemptions

Appropriate exemptions are allowed from course units if a student has an equivalent qualification at GCE (A level) or degree level. An application for exemption from a specific course unit must be made to the University Registrar.

Fees

Please check with Registrar, World Sikh University London. Fees on application. Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment.  Fees once paid are non-refundable.

Important
Annual fees for the courses are payable at the time of enrolment. All fees are for one academic session, and not refundable. The fees include the costs of the teaching and internal examinations. The fees do not, however, cover the cost of books, stationery, handouts or the cost of external examinations.

 

Course Overview:

B.A. (Hons): Comparative Religions, specialising in Sikh studies.

Year I – Semester 1

Units  
Half Panjabi language
Half English Language
Full Introduction to Sikhism
Full Introduction to other World Religions
Full History of Punjab

Year I – Semester 2

Compulsary The Life & and Teachings of Four World Prophets
Optional Sikhism Any three: Islam, Hinduism, Judism, Christianity, Buddism, Jainism

Year II

SEMESTERS UNITS  
1 Full The scriptures of four World religions
1 Compulsary Sikhism
1 Optional Any three: Islam, Hinduism, Judism, Christianity, Buddism, Jainism
2 Half Places of worship of four World religions
2 Compulsary Sikhism
2 Optional Any three: Islam, Hinduism, Judism, Christianity, Buddism, Jainism
3 Full The history of India
3 Full Introduction to Western Philosophy

Year III

Semesters Units  
1 Full The history of four World Religions
1 Compulsary Sikhism
1 Optional Any three: Islam, Hinduism, Judism, Christianity, Buddism, Jainism
2 Full Practical training at the places of worship: 20 Hours - Gurdwaras 4 Hours at each - Mosques, Temples, Synagogues, Pagodas, Churches and Jain Mandirs (Total 24 hours) Project & Thesis based on the above training 4,000 - 6,000 words

 

Joint Honours: The joint honours scheme allows you to combine Sikhism with another world religion. The study units of that religion then become compulsory units.

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