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Study programmes > All studies > Religious Studies – Interdisciplinary Studies in Religions and Cultures of the World > (in Polish) Religioznawstwo – interdyscyplinarne studia nad religiami i kulturami świata, stacjonarne drugiego stopnia

(in Polish) Religioznawstwo – interdyscyplinarne studia nad religiami i kulturami świata, stacjonarne drugiego stopnia (WFZ-0140-2SO)

(in Polish: Religioznawstwo – interdyscyplinarne studia nad religiami i kulturami świata, stacjonarne drugiego stopnia)
second-cycle
full-time, 2 years
Language: Polish

Qualification awarded:

(in Polish) Magisterium na religioznawstwie - interdyscyplinarne studia nad religiami i kulturami świata

Access to further studies:

education in doctoral school, postgraduate programmes

Professional status:

The program of religious studies prepares the graduates for employment in educational institutions, public administration and local government. They may be employed in public institutions, NGOs, as well as private and non-profit institutions. Graduates may also prepare consulting and expert opinions in the matters concerning diversity of religions and cultures in society. Graduates who have completed the course for teachers of the Jagiellonian University’s teacher training unit (Studium Pedagogiczne) are qualified to teach religious studies in elementary and secondary schools.

Access requirements

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Licencjat diploma

Teaching standards

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Graduates who complete the programme of study have acquired the learning outcomes specified in Resolution No. 34/III/2012 adopted by the Senate of the Jagiellonian University on 28th March 2012 on the introduction of learning outcomes for particular fields of study conducted at the Jagiellonian University as of the 2012/2013 academic year, with later amendments. Graduates hold the following qualifications as regards knowledge, skills, and social competences: KNOWLEDGE - A comprehensive knowledge and developed appreciation of the role of religion in culture; - A broad knowledge of the position and significance of Religious Studies with respect to other disciplines of scholarship, and of the specifics of their subject and methodology; - Knowledge and appreciation of the relations between Religious Studies and other academic disciplines, to a sufficient level allowing him/her to undertake inter- and multi-disciplinary work with specialists from other fields of scholarship; - Knowledge of the basic Polish terminology of Religious Studies; - A broad knowledge of the norms determining and regulating social structures and institutions, and of their sources, nature, changes, and modes of impacting on human behaviour; - Knowledge of the terminology of his/her selected sub-discipline of Religious Studies in a selected foreign language; - Knowledge and appreciation of the relations between the main sub-disciplines of Religious Studies; - An advanced level of knowledge and appreciation of the principal trends and positions in contemporary Religious Studies; - An advanced level of knowledge and appreciation of the current state of research on a selected research issue; - A broad knowledge of the relations between the development of religious ideas and changes in culture and society; - A broad knowledge of the relations between social institutions and structures and their component parts; - A knowledge of various types of social bonds (family, social, cultural, professional, organisational, territorial, economic, political, and legal), and of the laws governing them; - An extensive knowledge of the different views on social structures and institutions, and on types of social bonds in relations to selected aspects of social affairs; - A thorough knowledge of the research methods and communicative strategies applied in his/her selected sub-discipline of Religious Studies; - A thorough knowledge of the methods used for the interpretation of academic texts; - Familiarity with the professional instruments applied in inquiries and data searches in Religious Studies. SKILLS - Ability to find, analyse, assess, select, and integrate information from written and electronic sources; - A capacity for independent study, and for the enhancement of his/her research skills; ability to plan research projects; - A facility for the creative application of his/her knowledge to formulate hypotheses and construct critical arguments; - Ability to assess the relevance of hypotheses put forward in connection with a research problem or line of argument; - Ability to identify complex relationships between the development of religious ideas and social and cultural processes, and to define their mutual relations; - Ability to communicate with specialists in Polish and a foreign language using a variety of media and techniques; - Ability to produce a precise formulation of research issues, put forward hypotheses, and give a critical commentary on them in speech and in writing; - Ability to write up a monographic essay on the basis of literature he/she has collected independently, applying an original approach and with consideration of new developments in Religious Studies; - Ability to translate a religious text from a selected foreign language into Polish; - Ability to put forward and examine hypotheses concerning the normative foundations of a variety of social institutions, and the normative factors conditioning various social phenomena; - Ability to conduct his/her own research in co-operation with other professionals, thereby advancing his/her academic development and enhancing his/her professional qualifications; - Proficiency in a foreign language within the scope of his/her subjects of study at the B2+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. SOCIAL COMPETENCES - Awareness of the scope of the knowledge and skills he/she has acquired, and an appreciation of the need for continuing education and professional development; - Ability to embark on simple research problems on his/her own; - A sensitivity to and appreciation of the ethical issues associated with his/her research and publishing activities, and of his/her responsibility with respect to colleagues and other members of society; an active approach to the resolution of these problems; - Participation in social and cultural affairs; - A well-grounded awareness of the significance of ideas in the liberal arts for the development of social bonds.