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Enrolment in Master of Theology (Research) and Satisfactory progress in Master of Theology (Research) Coursework


THEO628 Introduction to Theological Research and THEL619 Introduction to Theological and Philosophical Research

Teaching organisation

This unit involves 150 hours of focused learning. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.

Unit rationale, description and aim

This unit provides an introductory preparation for students who wish to undertake specialised research in theology. Contemporary models and methodologies are surveyed; and theoretical and practical issues are considered in relation to particular theological disciplines. The unit assists students to define a research problem, conduct a literature review, and explore the appropriate design and methodology for their study.

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