Unit overview and content

In this unit, students will study, at an advanced level, contemporary theories of leadership and their intersections with the discipline of theology. Students will analyse a number of professional and religious contexts for leadership, and will develop their skills in selecting and applying appropriate models of leadership in these contexts.

Assumed Knowledge 

LEAD800 & LEAD801

Study hours

10 hours per week for 12 week session, comprised of:

  • At least one hour per week for online lectures
  • At least three hours per week of reading.
  • At least six hours per week of directed study, including optional and assessable online activities.



Teaching methods

Online lectures; online activities; guided reading; scaffolded assessments; feedback on assessments.

Indicative Assessment

At the Institute we use a range of assessment tasks, including essays, research papers, online posts, critical reflections, projects and praxis exercises. Within a unit of study each set of assessment tasks is designed as an integral part of your learning experience. These tasks vary across units and programs. All assessment tasks are aligned to the Australian Qualifications Framework level appropriate for graduate awards.