Studies in Faith and Ideologies II: Ethics, Christianity, and the Secular State, 15 credits

Tros- och livsåskådning II: Etik, kristendom och den sekulära staten, 15 hp


Main field of study

Religious Studies

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Single subject course


Fredrik Gregorius, Carl-Magnus Carlstein

Course coordinator

Fredrik Gregorius, Tomas Widholm, Sofia Morberg Jämterud

Director of studies or equivalent

Carl-Magnus Carlstein


ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus ECV
Single subject course (Full-time, Day-time) Spring 2025 202514-202523 Swedish Linköping, Valla

Main field of study

Religious Studies

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Entry requirements

  • Passed Studies in Faith and Ideologies I: An Introduction to Ethics, Christianity, and Secular Ideologies, 7,5 ECTS credits
    Religious Studies, basic course, 30 ECTS credits with passed Faith and Ideologies, 7,5 ECTS credits
    equivalent passed basic course in Studies in Faith and Ideologies, 7,5 ECTS credits


If special circumstances prevail, and if it is possible with consideration of the nature of the compulsory component, the examiner may decide to replace the compulsory component with another equivalent component.

If the LiU coordinator for students with disabilities has granted a student the right to an adapted examination for a written examination in an examination hall, the student has the right to it.

If the coordinator has recommended for the student an adapted examination or alternative form of examination, the examiner may grant this if the examiner assesses that it is possible, based on consideration of the course objectives.

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

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

If special circumstances prevail, the vice-chancellor may in a special decision specify the preconditions for temporary deviations from this course syllabus, and delegate the right to take such decisions.


Institutionen för kultur och samhälle
Code Name Scope Grading scale
RED3 Oral presentation: projekt 0.5 credits U, G
UPG2 Written assignment: project 7 credits U, G, VG
RED2 Seminars: ethics 0 credits D
UPG1 Written assignment: ethics 1.5 credits U, G
TEN2 Written exam: ethics 3 credits U, G, VG
RED1 Oral presentation: seminars in christianity 0 credits D
TEN1 Written exam: christianity 3 credits U, G, VG
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