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Course Exam

030188 VO Introduction to Islamic Law (2020S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften

Friday 03.07.2020


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).



Examination topics

Students will have to answer two questions out of six, thus accommodating to some degree personal preferences. The exam is aimed to motivate a renewed engagement with the course material and to cement the retention of the stated Learning Outcomes.

Assessment and permitted materials

This course will be assessed by a written two day take-home, open book exam.

Grading will be guided by the Learning Outcomes specified above, special attention should be paid to the testable criteria listed in the goal descriptions under the heading 'Competencies.'

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

There are no linguistic or disciplinary prerequisites, all material is in English, necessary terms will be explained in class and a glossary provided.

Given the complexities of its historical and dogmatic genesis, the study of Islamic law can be a forbidding prospect for those setting out to enter this field. The inherent intricacies of the subject are confounded by an increasingly polarised political and scholarly debate surrounding political Islam, in which demands for religious law often take central stage. This course will seek to reduce these hurdles as much as possible.

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:19