Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


This course is an advanced study in the field of missiology and its relationship to education, with a particular focus on religious schools. It enables students to develop a critical approach to the processes and understandings involved in developing such theology as it applies for schools or school systems.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2014.

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6011. Students who have successfully completed THEO6011 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6011.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of the major movements shaping the context in which they work;

2. Evaluate contemporary models of education within the field of missiology and how and why they have evolved over time;

3. Critically analyse missiological categories applicable to the field of education;

4. Apply theological reasoning to the major elements of emerging understanding of missiology in religiously pluralistic educational settings.


Elements of theological reflection - culture, narrative and human experience; context in particular the impact of globalisation, secularisation and pluralisation on society; critical studies in missiology; the use of scripture and tradition in missiological understandings.


This course replaces THEO6011. If you have successfully completed THEO6011 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment items

Essay: Short Essay 1

Essay: Short Essay 2

Essay: Major Research Essay