Details for Faith and Purpose

Discover the foundations of the Christian faith and how it relates to your vocation. In this subject, students will explore the Christian story from Scripture and express basic ideas of their own faith. Students will discover how faith is important for personal spirituality and vocation.

This subject will commence in 2023.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: ACA101
  • Credit points: 10

Awards offering Faith and Purpose

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Describe the primary beliefs of the Christian faith
  2. Discuss a key topic within the Christian belief system using relevant research
  3. Demonstrate skills in thinking critically and creatively
  4. Explain why personal faith is important
  5. Express ways in which the student’s faith can be outworked in their chosen vocation
  6. Critically reflect on student’s own faith journey

Subject Content

  1. Introduction to Faith and Purpose
  2. Critical thinking skills (+ tutorial in essay writing)
  3. Exploring the Christian Story
  4. God and Creation
  5. Reflecting God’s Image
  6. Humanity, Culture and Society
  7. Redemption and Salvation
  8. Vocation and its Purpose
  9. Faith and Vocation – part 1 (lectures customised by each School)
  10. Faith and Vocation – part 2 (lectures customised by each School)
  11. Holy Spirit, Leadership and Gifting
  12. Spirituality, Wellbeing and Flourishing
  13. Conclusion: Mission, Hope, and Calling

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-face (on campus)
  • Online (e-Learning)
  • Intensive
  • Extensive
  • LOTE (Korean, Finnish, Spanish)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Part A: Major Essay Outline and Introduction (15%)
  • Part B: Major Essay (35%)
  • Multi-media Presentation (25%)
  • Critical Reflection Paper (25%)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided