1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
1 Admission into HBTH-Bachelor of Theology (Honours)
1a Admission into GCTHS-Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies
1b Admission into GDPTHS-Graduate Diploma in Theological Studies
1c Admission into MTHS-Master of Theological Studies
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c))
Enrolment not permitted
THEO7303 has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic investigates an aspect of Systematic Theology. This aspect might be an extension of the subject matter studied in a Systematic Theology topic for the ordinary degree, the work of a major theologian or group of theologians, the development of a doctrine through a period of history, or the various approaches to a particular theological issue. A proposed method of assessment must be submitted to the topic convener. After approval has been given, a supervisor with whom the student will work will be appointed. Attendance at lectures, tutorials and/or seminars may be required.
Educational aims
This topic provides students with opportunities to:

  • investigate an aspect of Systematic Theology in depth
  • develop skills in basic research and analysis

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • Identify an aspect of Systematic Theology that merits scholarly investigation
  • identify relevant recent and historical literature about the chosen issue and critically evaluate its relevance
  • communicate theoretical and theological concepts related to Systematic Theology to a variety of audiences
  • demonstrate research skills in identifying, accessing, assessing, and analysing relevant primary and secondary sources related to Systematic Theology