Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA2150: Muslims in Britain
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
This module aims to study the Muslim presence in Britain today, within its British, European and wider Islamic contexts, in order to promote an informed debate about its significance and future. It aims to provide an understanding of the history of Muslim communities in Britain today and how Muslims define themselves, and involves an examination of the debate around integration, integration strategies, assimilation and multiculturalism. It will set these against the experience of other migrant groups for comparison.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the situation of Muslim communities in Britain, and in comparison with similar groups in Europe.|
2. demonstrate an appreciation of the dynamics of social integration and factors that help or hinder it.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. analyse information, using a statistical, non-biased approach towards the data.|
4. apply integration theories to understanding the practical interaction between communities.
|Personal and Key Skills||5. develop time organisation; analytical writing|
6. write clear, grammatical English which is essential.