Studies of religions

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Overview

Religion has an increasingly important role in popular culture and media. Religious beliefs in the world's population play a significant role in conflict, peace building, terrorism and international development. With increasing globalisation and countries becoming more diverse and complex, there's a growing need for experts in religion. This multidisciplinary major includes subjects with a focus on religion from sociology and anthropology to history and literary studies.

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Deakin's ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for its religious studies courses, based on the 2017 QS World University Rankings, which are informed by academic and employer reputation, as well as research impact.

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