This subject examines the major approaches, issues, controversies and differing perspectives in the study of Islam and Muslim society's Western thought, scholarship and public opinion. It provides insight into the various classical and modern texts that discuss Islam 'through Western eyes.' Students explore the complex historical, socio-political and ideological factors which impact the way Islam and Muslims are viewed in the West.
Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ISL452 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.