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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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This course has been cancelled. Please register your interest and we will notify you of future courses of the same type.

Religion has played a highly important role in the lives of human beings. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism are five of the great religions of the world. This course is an introduction to these religions: to their origins and early historical development; and, to their key text(s) and beliefs and some of their key practices; to the foundations of their ethics; and, to their philosophy.

Please note that this course continues in Five great religions of the world: part 2.

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Fees & bursaries

Fees

The course fee includes tuition, tea, coffee and lunch and travel on excursions (but not entrance fees to properties visited).

VAT does not apply to course fees and there is no service charge (gratuities to domestic staff are left to your discretion).

Cancellation

You may cancel a course booking at any time. After the 14 day cancellation period has expired, the standard ICE course cancellation policy will apply. Please view our refund and cancellation policy for further details.

Bursaries

The Cambridge University Press (CUP) Bursary Fund offers a bursary of 50% of the course fee to applicants who teach in a UK state school or state-funded further education institution, applying to study a day school, weekend course or online course.

Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. Students whose first language is not English should refer to the Competence in the English Language Policy for further guidance.

Printable versions of our brochures are available to download from the Institute Publications page.

Course dates

26 Feb 2020 to 25 Mar 2020

Course duration

5 Weeks

Apply by

21 Feb 2020

Course fee

£160

Venue

Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge
The Lightfoot Room
Cambridge
CB3 9BS
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

1920NWR006