Details for Research Project

Students will undertake an in-depth independent research project, in consultation with an approved supervisor.  The research project should be in the area of specialisation (either Theology, Biblical Studies or History).

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: RES602
  • Credit points: 40
  • Subject coordinator: U-Wen Low


The following courses are prerequisites:

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Research Project

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

Unit Content


  1. Identify and develop an approved research question to be investigated in a subject area of suitable complexity, and represented by a major stream in the relevant degree;
  2. Describe a suitably sophisticated method for resolving the research question;
  3. Cnstruct a critical literature review for the area of their research in interaction with the described methodology, and high level, peer-reviewed scholarship;
  4. Show an advanced competence in descriptive, critical and analytic skills with respect to the topic of their research;
  5. Produce a piece of work of the defined length which is clearly expressed, well-structured and well-argued relative to the approved topic, and which appropriately engages the peer-reviewed literature in the area.

Subject Content

  • Determined in consultation with the supervisor

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-Learning (online)

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

Assessment Methods

  • Literature Review
  • Research Proposal
  • Research Essay (20,000 words)

Prescribed Text

  • Determined in consultation with the supervisor