This course is designed to provide a theological framework for understanding social policy, and the delivery of government services by government and non-government agencies. It offers opportunities for professional development for those who are engaged in the development of social policy and its delivery. The course involves consideration of theological, methodological and ethical perspectives on the historical and contemporary aspects of social policy in Australia.
Normal course duration
Part-time 1 year (2 sessions)
Students must normally have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points (four core subjects).
Session 1 (Autumn)
THL475 Theological Perspectives on Social Policy 1
THL477 Delivering Social Policy: Ethical and Religious Issues
Session 2 (Spring)
THL476 Theological Perspectives on Social Policy 2
THL478 Independent Research Project in Theology and Social Policy
School of Theology
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