Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This subject examines various kinds of religious experience. The traditions of these religions and the scholarship on them are considered using simple philosophical techniques. Understanding will be gained by considering the claims of experiences in areas of knowledge and ethics by the different religions.

The subject shall then consider the theories of mysticism and mystical experiences of the different religions. The subject shall conclude by summarizing contemporary writing on the relationship between religious and mystical experience and contemporary science.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face:

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.