This unit introduces students to the study of theology in the Catholic Tradition. For this purpose, the unit examines the meaning, purpose, method and content of Christian theology. Within this context, the unit considers the following theological themes: God, Revelation, Theology and its Sources, Jesus Christ, the Reign of God and the Church. The unit offers students the opportunity to reflect theologically on Christian faith in the context of a religiously diverse world

Unit Code: CT8010C

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate an understanding of the meaning, purpose and method of theology in the Catholic Tradition.


Display an integrated understanding of the relationship between select theological themes.


Explain the significance of Jesus Christ for Christian faith and show its relevance to selected contemporary issues.


Develop a research essay that demonstrates an ability to articulate, discuss and critically respond to theological themes in the context of Catholic theology.


Learning tasks in this unit will consist in interactive lectures, reading and discussion and assessment tasks


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Document Study

Document Study 1,500 words

0 25.0
Document Study

Document Study 1,500 words

0 25.0

Essay 3,000 words

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 4 Sep, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-18 10:42:54 +1000