Advanced Studies - Directed

10 Units

This course provides the opportunity for specialised study in theology under the tutelage and guidance of a specialist in the field in question. It seeks to further the learning experience of the student by engaging in appraisal and analysis of a particular area within theology, allowing for more in depth study than would normally be covered in regular course work.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability Semester 1 - 2016 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Semester 2 - 2016 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of a particular theological topic or theme as part of the wider dimension of theological discourse;
  2. Show that they are apprised of a selection of core literature and other sources relevant to their chosen theological area.
  3. Demonstrate advanced skills of literature review and analysis pertinent to their selected sources.
  4. Present a major work (in sections or as a whole) that demonstrates early and developing skills of descriptive, interpretive and critical research based on literature.

Themes will include:

  • Critique of local and global issues in relation to a particular discipline;
  • Research of social and historical contexts of theological setting;
  • Awareness of personal perspective in doing theological reflection on specialised learning experience.

It is expected that students will both contribute to, and at times lead, discussions as a part of the assessment regime of the course.

  • This course replaces THEO6032. If you have successfully completed THEO6032 you cannot enrol in this course.
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6032. Students who have successfully completed THEO6032 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6032.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 1 - Extended Proposal
  • Literature Review: Assignment 2 - Literature Review
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 3 - Evaluation
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 2016 Course Timetables for RELT6032
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