This unit draws on the experience of Salvation Army mission and leadership and outlines the impact of global factors on ministry. It considers global issues such as intercultural practice, community development, and the interplay of development and Aid, and issues of gender. It considers theological components of global and community mission but has a strong operational and practical focus.

Unit Code: DM3714B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes


Identify several major ways in which globalisation affects local contexts and churches.


Demonstrate the ability to engage with developmental texts and issues with comprehension.


Demonstrate an understanding of missional practices specific to community development and inter-cultural communication within a globalised context.


Propose plans for mission projects that reflect both community and cultural considerations.


Critically analyse projects considering developmental and intercultural issues.

Unit sequence

30 points in DA, DM or equivalent


Lectures, group work, online forums, videos


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Oral Presentation

1,500 word online presentation

1500 30.0

3,500 words essay/ project plan

3500 70.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-06 11:53:16 +1000