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


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.

Replacing Course(s) THEO6033
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6033 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6033.
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 RELT6033

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