Advanced Studies - Directed

Description

This course provides the opportunity for specialised study in theology under the tutelage and guidance of a specialist in the field in question. It seeks to further the learning experience of the student by engaging in appraisal and analysis of a particular area within theology, allowing for more in depth study than would normally be covered in regular course work.

Availability

UoN Broken Bay Instit - Online

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of a particular theological topic or theme as part of the wider dimension of theological discourse;

2. Show that they are apprised of a selection of core literature and other sources relevant to their chosen theological area.

3. Demonstrate advanced skills of literature review and analysis pertinent to their selected sources.

4. Present a major work (in sections or as a whole) that demonstrates early and developing skills of descriptive, interpretive and critical research based on literature.

Content

Themes will include:

  • Critique of local and global issues in relation to a particular discipline;
  • Research of social and historical contexts of theological setting;
  • Awareness of personal perspective in doing theological reflection on specialised learning experience.

It is expected that students will both contribute to, and at times lead, discussions as a part of the assessment regime of the course.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6032. Students who have successfully completed THEO6032 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6032.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1 - Extended Proposal

Literature Review: Assignment 2 - Literature Review

Written Assignment: Assignment 3 - Evaluation

Contact Hours

Lecture

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term