Advanced Biblical Studies

10 Units

This course will allow students to pursue at greater depth a topic or issue confronting Biblical scholarship in the 21st century under the tutelage and guidance of a specialist in the field. Students will develop a topic in collaboration with the Course Coordinator and execute a minor research task in response to this.

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 knowledge of a particular topic, theme, or text as part of the wider dimension of discourse within Biblical studies;
  2. Show that they are apprised of a selection of core literature and other sources relevant to their chosen 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, which may include Biblical exegesis.

Students will develop and execute a minor research project in collaboration with the Course Coordinator.

  • This course replaces THEO6033. If you have successfully completed THEO6033 you cannot enrol in this course.
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6033. Students who have successfully completed THEO6033 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6033.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: 2 x 1,800 word submissions
  • Written Assignment: 1 x 2,400 word submission
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 RELT6033
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