In this unit, students will be introduced to the field of mission studies. It will be divided into three main sections: the biblical foundations of mission; the ground and practice of mission through Christian history; key themes shaping the theology and practice of mission today.

Unit Code: DM1009P

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Pilgrim Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Articulate a range of expressions of mission represented in the biblical text


Explain and critique approaches to mission in various epochs of church history


Demonstrate an understanding of the key themes informing the theology and practice of mission today


Online learning materials, tasks and tutorial discussion


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

Of the biblical theology of mission section (1000 words)

1000 25.0

Critical Summary Of the mission in Christian history section (1000 words)

1000 25.0

Critical Summary Of the themes in mission theology section (1000 words)

1000 25.0

Online participation Regular postings indicating critical engagement with the content material. This may take the form of questioning, drawing implications setting biblical/historical/theological sections in conversation with other courses within these disciplines. (1000 words equivalent)

1000 25.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2014

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-03 14:35:51 +1000