Units

The units taught at Trinity College Theological School provide options in all Fields necessary to complete diploma and degree awards.

The 2019 timetable (90KG PDF) is now available. The units being offered are listed below.

The full 2019 Handbook (1.7MB PDF) can be downloaded or viewed online. Note that this is subject to change or revision until the commencement of semester. As well as unit summaries, the handbook also includes a complete guide to essay-writing, important policies and procedures (such as our student Code of Conduct), and staff contacts.
 

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*Unit is offered in online as well as face-to-face mode.    
**Unit is offered in online mode only.

DIPLOMA LEVEL UNITS 2019

**Study Skills for Theology  1/2 AR0009T

**Reading the Gospels: An Introduction to Biblical Theology 

(NB: Unit not yet approved by the UD, so may not be offered)

S2 BN0509T
**Christianity: The First Five Centuries  S1 CH0109T
**Doing Theology – An Introduction   S1 CT0019T
**Strategies for Pastoral Care  S2 DP0109T

UNDERGRADUATE UNITS 2019

Field A: Humanities

**New Testament Greek A (Gormley-O’Brien)  S1  AL1009T
**New Testament Greek B (Gormley-O’Brien)  S2  AL2509T
God and the Natural Sciences S1 AP3300T
**Study Skills for Theology  1/2 AR1009T

Field B: Biblical Studies

*Introduction to the Old Testament (Gilmour) S1 BA1000T/9T
*The Book of Psalms (Gilmour) S2 BA3450T/9T
*Introduction to the New Testament (Lee/Billings) S2 BN1000T/9T
*Gospel of Matthew (Derrenbacker) S2 BN3100T/9T
*Gospel of John (Lee) S1 BN3110T/9T

Galatians and James: Mission and Identity (King)

INTENSIVE: 15-19 July 2019 (5 days) 

INT BN3200T
Jesus in Film (Derrenbacker) S1 BN3700T

Field C: Christian Thought and History

*Practice and Belief in the Early Church (Lindsay) S1 CH1000T/9T

Music in the Christian Worshipping Community (Campbell, Nicholls, Magee)

INTENSIVE: 1/2 March, 22/23 March, 5/6 April 2019 (6 days)

INT CH2500T

Anglican Identity (Lindsay/Porter)

INTENSIVE: 15-19 July 2019 (5 days)

INT

CH3100T
*The Church Under and Against Hitler (Lindsay) S2 CH3800T/9T
**Christian Creeds and Doing Theology (Saines) S1 CT1019T

The Art of Theology (Byrne/Kirkland) 

INTENSIVE: Saturdays 2, 16 & 23 March, 6 & 13 April, 11 & 18 May, 1 & 8 June 2019 (9 days)

INT CT1200T
*Atheism for Christians (Kirkland) S2 CT2300T/9T
**Christian Ethics and Contemporary Moral Issues (Saines) S1 CT3109T
*Triune God: God's Ways with the World (Lindsay) S2 CT3250T/9T
*Reading Romans with Barth (Lindsay) S1 CT3500T/9T

Field D: Theology—Mission and Ministry

*Ministerial Formation in the Anglican Tradition (King)

(includes an Intensive from 21-23 February 2019)

S1

DA1100T/9T
*Mission and Worship (King) S2 DA3300T/9T
Preaching for Worship and Mission (King) S1 DL2100T

Music in the Christian Worshipping Community (Campbell/Nicholls/Magee)

INTENSIVE: 1/2 March, 22/23 March, 5/6 April 2019 (6 days)

INT DL2500T
Prayer Book Studies (O'Reilly) S2  DL3000T
*Theology and Practice of Pastoral Care (Heard) S1 DP2500T/9T

*Spiritual Formation in the Christian Tradition (King)

(includes an Intensive from 25-27 July 2019)

S2 DS3100T/9T

Field D: Field Placements

Supervised Theological Field Education Year DP1906T
Further Supervised Theological Field Education Year DP2906T
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) – postgraduate (ASPEA) coordinated at Stirling College Year DP9100S

POSTGRADUATE UNITS 2019

Foundational Units

**New Testament Greek A (David Gormley-O’Brien) S1  AL8009T
*Introduction to the Old Testament (Gilmour) S1 BA8000T/9T
*Introduction to the New Testament (Lee/Billings) S2 BN8000T/9T
*Practice and Belief in the Early Church (Lindsay) S1 CH8000T/9T
**Christian Creeds and Doing Theology (Saines) S1 CT8019T

The Art of Theology (Byrne/Kirkland) 

INTENSIVE: Saturdays 2, 16 & 23 March, 6 & 13 April, 11 & 18 May, 1 & 8 June 2019 (9 days)

INT CT8200T

*Ministerial Formation in the Anglican Tradition (King)

(includes an Intensive from 21-23 February 2019)

S1 DA8100T/9T
Supervised Ministry Placement  Year DP8906T

Elective Units

**New Testament Greek B (David Gormley-O’Brien) S2 AL9509T
*The Book of Psalms (Gilmour) S2 BA9450T/9T
*Gospel of John (Lee) S1 BN9110T/9T
*Gospel of Matthew (Derrenbacker) S2 BN9100T/9T

Galatians and James: Mission and Identity (King)

INTENSIVE: 15-19 July 2019 (5 days) 

INT BN9200T
Jesus in Film (Derrenbacker) S1 BN9700T

Anglican Identity (Lindsay/Porter)

INTENSIVE: 15-19 July (5 days)

INT CH9100T
*The Church Under and Against Hitler (Lindsay) S2 CH9800T/9T

Music in the Christian Worshipping Community (Campbel/Nicholls/Magee)

INTENSIVE: 1/2 March, 22/23 March, 5/6 April 2019 (6 days)

INT CH/DL9500T
**Christian Ethics and Contemporary Moral Issues (Saines) S1 CT9109T
*Triune God: God's Ways with the World (Lindsay) S2 CT9250T/9T
*Atheism for Christians (Kirkland) S2 CT9300T/9T
*Reading Romans with Barth (Lindsay) S1 CT9500T/9T
*Mission and Worship (King) S2 DA9300T/9T
Preaching for Worship and Mission (King) S1 DL9100T
Prayer Book Studies (O'Reilly) S2 DL9000T
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) 1/2 DP9100S/DP9273S
*Theology and Practice of Pastoral Care (Heard) S1 DP9500T/9T

*Spiritual Formation in the Christian Tradition (King)

(includes an Intensive from 25-27 July 2019)

S2 DS9100T/9T

Capstone Units

*Capstone Integrated Project  S2 XX9990T/9T

 

Unfortunately, we cannot offer accommodation for our intensive units. See the list of nearby accommodation options.

We are not able to offer every unit in every year. Please look at our list of units not offered this year to find units that we may teach in coming years.