Independent Study

BA (Hons) in Theology - Year 1
COURSE UNIT 290

UNIT DESCRIPTION

Students may choose, with the approval of the appropriate member of the teaching staff, any topic within the theological field which they wish to explore in depth. The topic must be appropriate to an undergraduate degree, draw upon the skills previously gained by the student, be based on an adequate body of knowledge, be based on adequate and accessible resources, and be capable of being supervised by a member of the teaching staff.

 

This unit is normally available only to those who are not preparing for accredited Baptist ministry.

Aims

To enable students to explore a subject of special interest.

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Category of outcome

By the end of this unit students should be able to:

Knowledge and understanding

·      Show adequate knowledge of the chosen subject area

Intellectual skills

·      Provide evidence that they have conducted their own research into a special topic within the theological field

Practical and Transferable skills; Personal qualities

·      Collect, analyse and evaluate appropriate data

·      Present a coherent, extended piece of work

Assessment:

Assessment task

Length

Weighting within unit

Formative:

·         An outline of the project

 

1 x A4

 

n/a

Summative:

·         A project, presented in appropriate medium and format

 

3000-3500 words

 

100%

FURTHER INFORMATION

Semester

 

Available on which programme(s)?

BA in Theology

Content

n/a

Teaching method

Independent study

Additional eLearning content

n/a

Feedback

Written feedback within 15 working days from submission

Date of approval (for office use)

 

Information updated on

December 2015

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Independent Study

BA (Hons) in Theology - Year 1
Course Unit 290

Credits:

10

Level:

4

Hours of Learning:

100

Tutor:

Director of Studies

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