This unit aims to introduce students to the nature and scope of systematic theology and to ‘doing’ theology, its sources and themes. The unit helps students explore key themes within Christian theology as these are shaped by the creeds as developed since the New Testament period. The unit explores aspects of theology as it developed in early centuries, the Reformation and theology in the modern period.

Unit Code: CT0019T

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Diploma

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes


Understand a range of key theological terms which constitute the requisite technical vocabulary for systematic theology


Articulate an understanding of the role of systematic theology and how it may be done


Identify the various sources on which Christian theology draws


Describe the development of key creedal doctrines and their inter-relationship and importance for theology


lectures, readings, forums


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Multiple Choice Quizzes or Tests

Quiz 250 words

0 10.0
Multiple Choice Quizzes or Tests

Quiz 250 words

0 10.0

Present essay outline for feedback and discussion and then submit essay (1000 words)

0 30.0

Essay (1500 words)

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-02 09:27:52 +1100