Course details

CRICOS course code: 054667K

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Introduces students to the sources and content of the Christian story and message, and provides training which emphasizes application and practice of this story and message in the contemporary world at a higher level than the Diploma of Ministry.

Requires specialisation in disciplines by which knowledge of God is applied to guide Christian practice:

  • Evangelism & Missiology (EM) and/or
  • Pastoral & Church Focused Ministry (PC) and/or
  • Developmental Ministry (DM)

The course will integrate studies in the Bible and Christian tradition with practical experience and include supervised practice based learning where appropriate.

Through elective units students can:

  • Develop particular ministry skills in the three fields of Ministry & Practice
    Develop foundational understanding in the Bible and Christian Thought & History

Course Structure

144 credit points over 1.5 years (F/T)

Units in this course are completed at Level 5 and above and including at least 24cps at Level 6 or above.

Learning Outcomes

Discipline Knowledge and Understanding

1. Demonstrate a wider range of knowledge of ‘Ministry’ as an academic discipline than Diploma Graduates with particular attention to at least one area of ‘Ministry and Practice’

2. Draw on the key biblical and theological foundations of Ministry

3. Appreciate the key theological, spiritual and ethical implications of Ministry knowledge and understanding

Inquiry and Analysis

4. Collect, summarize, and analyses information from a wider range of biblical, theological and social scientific sources and scholarship in inquiry based learning

Problem Solving and Integration

5. Construct evidence-based perspectives and responses to key Ministry issues by using a wider range of source materials and methods

Communication

6. Present key Ministry ideas, knowledge and principles to, and engage with, different audiences using a variety of formats

Teamwork and Professional Practice

7. Under supervision, apply key Ministry understanding in formal ministry contexts and the wider community

Engagement with the World

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

Continuous Learning and Professional Development

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

Course Rules

Maximum concurrent enrolment load: 60cps

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5 Burwood Hwy
Melbourne Victoria 3152
Australia
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Expected Feb 2023
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Self study / online (without attendance)
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221 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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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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