Theological Studies: Foundations

Course code RELT6040Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course will study theology as a 'discipline among disciplines' as it has been expressed over time and with a special focus on its various manifestations today and its approach to the categories of faith and revelation. The course will pay particular attention to important theologians and important theological issues in the current context.

Available in 2015

UoN Broken Bay Instit - OnlineSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Articulate an understanding of the discipline of theology as well as its place and importance in contemporary academia and society.
2. Critically evaluate, debate, discuss, and respond to theological issues which have arisen throughout history and which exist today.
3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key theologians throughout history and today.
4. Examine the relationship between theology and particular practical and professional interests today (such as theology and science, theology and education, etc.)
ContentThe course will be organised around the following themes:
1. Theology and its Foundations
2. Theology and Faith
3. Theology and Revelation
4. Theology Today
Replacing Course(s)THEO6040
TransitionStudents who have previously completed THEO6040 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6040.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledgenil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1 x minor essay – 1,200 words (20%)

1 x major essay – 2,400 words (40%)
Online Discussion4 x 300 word contributions (10%)
Other: (please specify)Wiki Teamwork Task
4 x 300 word contributions (10%)
Quiz - On-line(20%)
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for RELT6040