Course details

CRICOS course code: 054659K

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

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

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
  • Development and Education Ministry (DE)

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

96 credit points over 1 year (F/T)

Units in this course are completed at Level 5 or above.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

1. Demonstrate essential knowledge of Ministry as an academic discipline with particular attention to at least one area of Ministry and Practice

2. Identify the essential biblical and theological foundations of Ministry

3. Recognize the essential theological, spiritual and ethical implications of Ministry knowledge and understanding

Inquiry and Analysis

4. Collect, summarize, and analyses information from standard biblical, theological and social scientific sources and scholarship

Problem Solving and Integration

5. Construct evidence-based perspectives and responses to essential Ministry issues by using standard source materials and methods

Communication

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

Teamwork and Professional Practice

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

Engagement with the World

8. Engage with essential 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: 60 cps.

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5 Burwood Hwy
Melbourne Victoria 3152
Australia
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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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