The unit will begin with the conceptual clarification of the terms mission and missiology followed by an analysis of the biblical foundations of mission and its historical developments leading to the contemporary issues. It will also examine the key Catholic documents on mission.

Unit Code: DM1330Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes


Discuss the meaning of the terms mission and missiology


Interpret the biblical foundation of mission


Describe the missionary nature of Christian vocation


Analyse the impact of colonialism on mission


Lectures, tutorials and class discussions


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

A tutorial presentation and discussion of a case study in mission and submitting the same as a 1500 word essay

1500 40.0

2500 word essay describing the missionary nature of the church and critically examining how it can be practised in contemporary Australia

2500 60.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-04 09:00:30 +1000