RELT6032

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 - 2014 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Semester 2 - 2014 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)

Previously offered in 2013

Objectives

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) that demonstrates early and developing skills of descriptive, interpretive and critical research based on literature.

Content

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.

Replacing Course(s) THEO6032
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6032 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6032.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching Methods Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 2 x 1,800 word submissions (60%) 1 x 2,400 word submission (40%)
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for RELT6032

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