The University of Newcastle, Australia
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