Directed Studies in Theology

Course code RELT3011
Not available in 2015

Description

This course provides opportunities for third year students to develop an advanced level of theological understanding and research skills 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, and 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 or educational context or institution.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of a specialised topic in the study of theology;

2. Apply research methodologies relevant to theological studies;

3. Critically evaluate their own learning and educational growth;

4. Reflect upon and synthesise theological insights across a range of secular and/or religious workplace settings;

5. Demonstrate advanced writing, research and information technology skills appropriate to studies in religion and theology.

Content

This course allows students to develop an advanced level of theological learning through a customised learning experience.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO3004. Students who have successfully completed THEO3004 are not eligible to enrol in RELT3011.

Assumed Knowledge

20 units of RELT courses at 1000 level.

Assessment Items

Essay: 2 x Essays

Contact Hours

Individual Supervision

Online 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term