Advanced Studies in Education and Missiology

10 Units

This course is an advanced study in the field of missiology and its relationship to education, with a particular focus on religious schools. It enables students to develop a critical approach to the processes and understandings involved in developing such theology as it applies for schools or school systems.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science

Not currently offered

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of the major movements shaping the context in which they work;
  2. Evaluate contemporary models of education within the field of missiology and how and why they have evolved over time;
  3. Critically analyse missiological categories applicable to the field of education;
  4. Apply theological reasoning to the major elements of emerging understanding of missiology in religiously pluralistic educational settings.

Elements of theological reflection - culture, narrative and human experience; context in particular the impact of globalisation, secularisation and pluralisation on society; critical studies in missiology; the use of scripture and tradition in missiological understandings.

Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6011. Students who have successfully completed THEO6011 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6011.
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Short Essay 1
  • Essay: Short Essay 2
  • Essay: Major Research Essay
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for RELT6011

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