Course details

CRICOS course code: 054716F

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Introduces students to the sources and content of the Christian story and message, and provides training which emphasises application and articulation of this story and message in the contemporary world.

The course will concentrate on the disciplines by which knowledge of God is developed and articulated:

  • Bible & Languages (LA, OT, NT, BB) and
  • Christian Thought & History (TH, CH, PE)

A course in theology provides a grounding for ministry by establishing a foundation in theological knowledge and reflection.

Through elective units students can:

  • Follow study tracks in Bible & Languages and in Christian Thought & History
  • Develop practical ministry skills (EM, PC, DM)

Course Structure

192 credit points over 2 years (F/T)

Units in this course are completed at Level 5 and above, including no more than 144cps at Level 5, and including at least 48cps at Level 6 or above.

Learning Outcomes

Discipline knowledge and understanding

1.Demonstrate a wider range of knowledge of ‘Theology’ as academic discipline than the (Advanced) Diploma with particular attention to ‘Bible and Languages’ and ‘Christian Thought & History’

2. Apply the key spiritual and ethical implications of biblical and theological knowledge and understanding

Inquiry and analysis

3. Collect, summarise, and analyse information from standard biblical and theological sources and scholarship in inquiry based learning

Problem solving and integration

4. Construct evidence-based perspectives and responses to key biblical and theological issues by using standard source materials and methods

Communication

5. Present key biblical and theological ideas, knowledge and principles to, and engage with, different audiences using a variety of formats

Teamwork and professional practice

6. Under supervision, apply key biblical and theological understanding in formal ministry contexts and the wider community

Engagement with the world

7. Engage with the key challenges of contemporary Christianity, society and the wider world

Continuous learning and professional development

8. Demonstrate a capacity for reflection and learning to sustain personal and professional development in Christian life and ministry.

Course Rules

Maximum concurrent enrolment load: 60 cps

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684 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3129
Australia
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Ridley College
170 The Avenue
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
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Self study / online (without attendance)
Melbourne School of Theology
5 Burwood Hwy
Melbourne Victoria 3152
Australia
Tuition fee: 231.75 per credit point; Non-refundable application fee: up...
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Jul 2022 2 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Reformed Theological College
221 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent

Previous Qualifications: Successful completion of a qualification at AQF Level 5 or above; OR

Demonstrate Academic Suitability for course: Test, Brief Essay, or Interview.

Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

Address

Australian College of Theology
Level 5, 33 York Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Australia
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