Directed Studies in Religion and Theology

Course code RELT2021Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course provides opportunities for second year students to develop and extend their theological skills, knowledge and insights through a customised learning experience which may include guided, intensive scholarly reading in particular fields or disciplines and/or pursuit of particular vocational interests or career avenues in real-world settings (ie. regular or intensive, interactive and practical experience). Students may choose from the following broad areas of study: sacred texts, development of belief systems, interfaith theology, religious ritual and liturgical practices, religious law, religious history.
Students may also propose a vocational experience as the context for their study and reflection, for example in a place of worship, social welfare agency, educational context or institution.

Available in 2015

On-Line from CallaghanSummer - 2014/2015
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of a specialised topic in the study of religion and theology;
2. Critically evaluation their own learning and educational growth;
3. Reflect upon theological insights across a range of secular and/or religious workplace settings;
4. Demonstrate writing, research and information technology skills appropriate to studies in religion and theology.
ContentThis course allows students to develop and extend their theological learning, knowledge and insights through a customised learning experience.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledge20 units of RELT courses at 1000 level.
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments2 x 2000 word essay (100%)
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term