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

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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.

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 2015 Course Timetables for RELT6033
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