No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

THL708 Doctoral Dissertation (Ministry) FT (96)


The subject of the dissertation will be worked out in consultation with an approved supervisor and will concentrate on one field of ministry. In the dissertation the student will be expected to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the scholarly debate relevant to the field chosen and a capacity for both critical analysis of/ and constructive contribution to that debate.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: THL708
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Three sessionsSY/USSchool of Theology

Assumed Knowledge


Enrolment restrictions

Doctor of Ministry full-time students only
Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
THL706 THL706 Incompatible as THL708 is the Full-time equivalent of THL706

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to demonstrate an understanding of a specialist ministerial field;
- be able to conduct an extended literature review;
- be able to demonstrate a capacity to assemble and argue research at an advanced level;
- be able to discuss and defend premises;
- be able to demonstrate advanced competence in methods of theological research.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Having selected the topic, students will be guided by the supervisor.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.