THL650 Theology Coursework Masters Dissertation (32)

Students conduct approved research under supervision, and present the results of their research for examination in an academically conventional form. The dissertation shall be up to 25,000 words in length.

The topic of the dissertation will be worked out in consultation with an approved supervisor. The student will be expected to demonstrate advanced knowledge of the scholarly debate relevant to the field chosen and a capacity for both critical analysis of and constructive contribution to that debate.

Subject Outlines
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Availability

Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Canberra Campus
United Theological College
Online
Canberra Campus
United Theological College
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Canberra Campus
United Theological College
Online
Canberra Campus
United Theological College
Term 1 (75)
On Campus
Ming Hua Theological College

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: THL650. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

Two sessions

School

School of Theology

Enrolment Restrictions

Master of Theology Students only

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of the scholarly debate relevant to the chosen field of research, including the understanding of recent developments in the field
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the major theological sub-discipline of their research
  • be able to demonstrate cognitive and technical skills to design, use and evaluate research and research methods
  • be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills to plan and execute a substantial piece of research

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • This is a research subject. The syllabus will be individually determined between the supervisory team and the student.

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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