History of Christianity II: From the Early Church until Today, 15 credits

Kristendomens historia II: Från fornkyrkan till modern tid, 15 hp


Main field of study

Religious Studies

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Single subject and programme course


Kjell O Lejon, Tomas Widholm

Course coordinator

Kjell O Lejon

Director of studies or equivalent

Kjell O Lejon


ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus ECV
Single subject course (Full-time, Mixed-time) Autumn 2024 202444-202503 Swedish Distance

Main field of study

Religious Studies

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Entry requirements

  • Passed History of Christianity I: An Introduction to Church History, 7,5 ECTS credits
    Religious Studies, basic course, 30 ECTS credits with passed course in History of Christianity, 7,5 ECTS credits
    equivalent passed basic course in History of Christianity/Church History, 7,5 ECTS credits


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An examiner may also decide that an adapted examination or alternative form of examination if the examiner assessed that special circumstances prevail, and the examiner assesses that it is possible while maintaining the objectives of the course.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.


Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

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Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG1 Introduction, individually written paper 3 credits U, G, VG
UPG2 Paper on chosen subject, individually written 4.5 credits U, G, VG
TEN1 History of Christinaity - an overview, individually written exam or paper 7.5 credits U, G, VG
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