This unit invites students to engage in an interdisciplinary, integrative and peer engaged process as a culmination of the Masters award they are studying. It introduces students to practical theological methodology to facilitate their interdisciplinary engagement, in order to “do theology” with reference to their own context. It focuses on the application of theological knowledge for engagement in professional practice and learning

Unit Code: XT9710S

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Capstone

Unit Discipline: Capstone Other T

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Integrate knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required in theology and its related disciplines


Show competence of research principles and methods, including analytical and communication skills applicable to theology and its related disciplines


Demonstrate advanced skills of interpretation and critical reflection on a range of theological and related disciplines, with awareness of implications and applications to historical and contemporary issues and contexts, in order to generate and evaluate ideas for professional practice and further learning


Articulate and communicate knowledge and insights in theology and its related disciplines to specialist and non-specialist audiences

Unit sequence

The Capstone will be a requirement for completion of the masters awards offered at Stirling College. This capstone unit is a requirement for the Masters of Theology coursework and Masters of Theological Studies awards. Both these awards share the same description and course outcomes in the regulations.


The unit engages with a practical theological methodology pedagogy of “Attend, Assert, Act”. It uses various tools such as peer review and engagement, supervision, presentation assessment


Name Description Weight (%)
Peer Evaluation

Peer assessment 500 words

Book Review

Literature review 1000 words

Seminar or Tutorial

Seminar 2000 words


Essay 3500 words


Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Oct, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-08 15:09:37 +1100