In this unit students study key theological themes in dialogue with the Catholic faith tradition. The content requires engaging with the question of God and religion(s), the person and ministry of Jesus Christ, and the mission of the Church as the community of Jesus’ disciples. The methodology provides students with an opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the complexity of the Catholic theological tradition and to do this in the context of a religiously diverse world.

Unit Code: CT8605C

Points: 16.0

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 informed understanding of the role of religion in the human search for meaning.


Articulate key theological themes within the Catholic faith tradition and demonstrate a capacity to relate these to authentic human living.


Engage in informed theological reflection on the significance of Jesus Christ for Christian faith.


Demonstrate the capacity to research a specific topic in a critically rigorous, sustained and self-directed manner.

Unit sequence

This is a Foundational Unit in the Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education.


The pedagogical approaches in this unit include interactive mode lectures, exploratory workshops, seminars on pre-prepared material, online resources.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Document Study

Document study 1,000 words

0 25.0
Document Study

Document study 1,000 words

0 25.0

Essay 2,000 words

0 50.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-24 10:06:38 +1000