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    Student Handbook 2018-2019

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    1. INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................................................................... 1

    2. THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES IN GRONINGEN ....................................................................................... 2

    2.1.Profile of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies ............................................................................. 2

    2.2 Degree programmes .................................................................................................................................................... 3

    2.3 Vision on education ..................................................................................................................................................... 3

    2.4 Quality assurance of teaching .................................................................................................................................... 5

    2.5 Research ............................................................................................................................................................................ 6

    2.6 Research institutes ........................................................................................................................................................ 7

    3. STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE BACHELOR’S AND MASTER’S PHASES ............................... 8

    3.1 Admission to the Bachelor’s degree programmes .......................................................................................... 8

    3.2 Starting the Bachelor’s degree programmes ..................................................................................................... 8

    3.3. General structure of the Bachelor’s degree programmes ........................................................................... 9

    3.4. Admission to the Master’s degree programmes ............................................................................................. 9

    3.5 Starting the Master’s degree programmes ...................................................................................................... 10

    3.6 Master’s labels and specializations .................................................................................................................... 10

    3.7 ECTS credit points system and student workload ...................................................................................... 11

    3.8 Year structure.............................................................................................................................................................. 12

    3.9 Lecture and examination timetable ................................................................................................................... 13

    3.10 Honours College ....................................................................................................................................................... 13

    3.11 Studying abroad ....................................................................................................................................................... 14

    3.12 Part-time programmes ......................................................................................................................................... 15

    3.13 Information Activities ........................................................................................................................................... 16

    4. TEACHING AND EXAMINATIONS ............................................................................................................................... 17

    4.1 Course unit overview in Ocasys ........................................................................................................................... 17

    4.2 Syllabi ............................................................................................................................................................................. 17

    4.3 Modes of instruction ................................................................................................................................................. 17

    4.4 Testing and assessment .......................................................................................................................................... 18

    4.5 Sequential regulations and entry requirements ........................................................................................... 19

    4.6 Registration for course units ................................................................................................................................ 19

    4.7 Registration for examinations .............................................................................................................................. 20

    4.8 Study Results ............................................................................................................................................................... 20

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    4.9 Binding (negative) Study Advice (BSA) in the Bachelor’s phase ........................................................... 20

    4.10 Study progress supervision in the Bachelor’s phase ................................................................................ 22

    4.11 Study skills ................................................................................................................................................................. 23

    4.12 Illness and special provisions ............................................................................................................................ 23

    4.13 Graduation ceremonies ........................................................................................................................................ 24

    4.14 Predicatesss ............................................................................................................................................................... 24

    4.15 Information provision ........................................................................................................................................... 24

    4.16 Student Portal ........................................................................................................................................................... 25

    4.17 Costs of study material ......................................................................................................................................... 25

    4.18 Readers ........................................................................................................................................................................ 25

    4.19 Complaints and comments .................................................................................................................................. 26

    5. BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN THEOLOGY ......................................................................................... 27

    5.1 Profile of the University of Groningen Bachelor’s degree programme in Theology ...................... 27

    5.2 Two programmes: including and without Greek .......................................................................................... 27

    5.3 University of Groningen Bachelor’s degree programme with PThU specialization....................... 27

    5.4 Objectives and learning outcomes of the Bachelor’s degree programme .......................................... 28

    5.5 Research in teaching and academic skills ........................................................................................................ 32

    5.6 Schematic overview of the options in the propaedeutic phase .............................................................. 32

    5.7 Bachelor’s degree programme ............................................................................................................................. 34

    5.8 Schematic overview of the programme in the third year ......................................................................... 35

    5.9 The University Minors ............................................................................................................................................. 37

    5.10 The Faculty Minor ................................................................................................................................................... 37

    5.11 The Faculty Minor in Spiritual Care................................................................................................................. 38

    5.12 Schematic overview of the part-time programme .................................................................................... 38

    5.13 Opportunities after completion of the degree programme ................................................................... 39

    6. BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES ...................................................................... 41

    6.1 Profile of the University of Groningen Bachelor’s degree programme in Religious Studies ...... 41

    6.2 Objectives and learning outcomes of the Bachelor’s degree programme .......................................... 41

    6.3 Skills ................................................................................................................................