Campus: Parkville
Mode: Online - Synchronous
Delivery Notes:

Delivery: This unit will provide you with an in-depth, scholarly understanding of the Uniting Church. Core lectures from Geoff Thompson (Pilgrim) and Damian Palmer (United Theological College, Sydney) will be supplemented by a team of visiting lecturers with expertise in particular aspects of the UCA’s life. The unit will be useful to any member of the UCA who wants to know more about their church as well as to anyone who has been called to leadership in the church. Lectures will be at Pilgrim Theological College with livestream connection to a cohort of students at UTC. Presented in intensive mode, lectures will be provided 9.30am - 5.00pm Monday 6th Feb to Friday 10th Feb and then on Friday 3rd March. Class Preparation Students are expected to read all the pre-requisite reading detailed on the Meta Uni ARK page. Resources provided: Students will be given access to the Illuminate Platform of Uniting Church documents hosted by the Camden Theological Library at the UTC. Students will need to undertake independent research via the library to complete assessment tasks. Attendance Expectations: Students are expected to attend all classes. If extenuating circumstances prevent you from being in class you are encouraged to contact the lecturer in advance. Workload Expectations: In addition to the class time in the intensive, students studying in this unit are expected to set aside six] hours per week throughout the semester including the mid-semester break in order to complete the required readings, class participation activities, and assessment tasks. Support: For help with study techniques and essay writing, contact Pilgrim's Academic Learning Advisor, Dr Kerrie Handasyde via (mailto:kerrie.handasyde@pilgrim.edu.au) or check out the resources on the Academic Skills ARK page. For help with enrolment matters, contact Pilgrim's registrar, Ms Erlinda Loverseed via (mailto:erlinda.loverseed@pilgrim.edu.au) or 03 9340 8892. For help with other matters related to your ongoing study contact Pilgrim's Academic Dean, Prof Katharine Massam (mailto:kathraine.massam@pilgrim.edu.au)

Contact hours 36
Total time commitment 200
Start date 23 Jan, 2023
Census date: 7 Mar, 2023
End date: 16 Jun, 2023
Academic staff: Rev Assoc Prof Geoff Thompson
Textbook(s): No textbook is required for this unit.

Unit code: CT8222P

Unit status: Approved (New unit)

Points: 24.0

Unit level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit discipline: Systematic Theology

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