Unit overview and content

This unit provides an advanced study in the field of Christology which has as its focus the development of a critical understanding of Jesus Christ. The unit explores theological understandings of Jesus, including many of the debates surrounding the identity of Jesus throughout the history of the Christian religion. It also explores a number of areas of contemporary study in the field of Christology.

Study hours

15 hours per week for 8 week semester, comprised of

  • At least 1.5 hours per week for online lectures
  • At least 4.5 hours per week of reading.
  • At least 9 hours per week of directed study, including optional and assessable online activities.


Dr Charles Waddell

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.