15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 2

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Standards: LIT

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
 
  • ‘C’ in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English.
Religion in Society 2
  • A pathway to Studies of Religion 3 or Philosophy 3
  • Further studies in religion, teaching, counselling, ministry.

  • What religion is and what role religion plays in the lives of individuals in society
  • How religion impacts on society and has contributed to the historical development of human society
  • How religious traditions affect cultural values and practices, social, political and economic institutions
  • How religious traditions find expression in the arts, theatre, cinema, media and literature
  • How religious belief systems articulate responses to questions relating to human nature, identity and purpose
  • About the place of religion in Australian society, including indigenous spirituality, before and after European settlement
  • How religious traditions respond to the human search for meaning
  • What citizenship is and what the rights and responsibilities are for all citizens.

  • Engage in discussions, research and investigations
  • Write reports, letters, newspaper articles, speeches
  • Investigate the ways in which the search for meaning is shaped by the teachings and practices of religious traditions
  • Complete and present individual and group presentations in different formats
  • Investigate the many ways of expressing religious ideas and understandings about the world e.g. art, music, myths and legends, literature, film.

  • Is interested in investigating the nature of religion in Australia as a multicultural, multi-faith society
  • Enjoys engaging in a range of formats to communicate knowledge and understandings
  • Enjoys discussing and supporting an argument in oral and written formats.
This course is available at 4 locations
Intakes
  • 2022 (current view)
  • 2023
  • 2024 (discontinued)