Unit overview and content

This capstone project provides the opportunity for students to demonstrate their attainment of the requisite course outcomes for the Master of Theological Studies course by synthesising the knowledge they have attained throughout their studies with the advanced research and presentation skills that they have developed into a research or research/application project of their own choosing.

Assumed Knowledge 

THEO800, THEO801 & THEO820

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.


Dr Michelle Jones

Teaching methods

Online lectures; one-to-one supervision.

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.