Course details

CRICOS course code: 054676J

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 in two main fields:

  • Bible & Languages (LA, OT, NT, BB)
  • 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

288 credit points over 3 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 72cps at Level 7 or above.

Learning Outcomes

Discipline Knowledge and Understanding

1. Demonstrate functional knowledge and understanding of ‘Theology’ as an academic discipline in the fields of ‘Bible and Languages’ and ‘Christian Thought & History’

2. Discuss the functional spiritual and ethical implications of biblical and theological knowledge and understanding

Inquiry and Analysis

3. Collect, analyze, evaluate and synthesize recognized biblical and theological scholarship in inquiry-based learning

Problem Solving and Integration

4. Construct evidence-based perspectives on functional biblical and theological issues by using recognized source materials and relevant scholarly literature, evaluating alternate interpretations and drawing reasoned conclusions

Communication

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

Teamwork and Professional Practice

6. As leader and in groups, apply functional biblical and theological understanding in formal ministry contexts and the wider community

Engagement with the World

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

Continuous Learning and Professional Development

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

Course Rules

  • Maximum concurrent enrolment load: 60 cps
  • There is a pre/co-requisite for Level 7 units: 96cps, including 36cps at Level 6.

The Bachelor of Theology (Honours) program is designed for students who have graduated with a three-year undergraduate degree in Theology or Ministry from the ACT and who have demonstrated high academic potential. It is a means of preparing men and women for advanced research in Theology.

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Presbyterian Theological College
684 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3129
Australia
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Ridley College
170 The Avenue
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
Tuition fee: 231.75 per credit point; Non-refundable application fee: up...
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Expected Feb 2023
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Self study / online (without attendance)
Reformed Theological College
221 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
Tuition fee: 231.75 per credit point; Non-refundable application fee: up...
Read moreTuition fee: 231.75 per credit point; Non-refundable application fee: up to 300
Expected Feb 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Melbourne School of Theology
5 Burwood Hwy
Melbourne Victoria 3152
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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