Course details

CRICOS course code: 077753M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Ministry prepares students for the practice of ministry. It establishes foundations for ministry through the study of scriptures, theological traditions, historical and contemporary contexts. It requires concentrated study in ministry praxis. The Bachelor of Ministry provides a foundation for graduates to understand and articulate their identity and place in the world. It may be possible for students to undertake study in a ministry setting as part of the course.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Ministry

  • Have a broad, coherent and critical knowledge of Christian theological traditions and methodologies, with focused knowledge in ministry studies.
  • Can articulate a coherent vision of ministry and communicate that vision through clear reasoned argument and demonstrated ability.
  • Are able to engage theological traditions and contemporary culture.
  • Have an informed basis for engagement, ministry and service.
  • Apply the skills of theological reflection to shape their practice of ministry.

Follow on study

Graduates have access to a range of postgraduate courses at Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters Levels.

Course structure

The Bachelor of Ministry consists of 432 points comprised of:

72 points in a discipline or disciplines in Field B (Biblical Studies) which must include at least 18 points in each Testament

36 points in the discipline of Church History

72 points in the discipline of Systematic Theology

36 points in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry)

72 points of praxis units in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry) and

A further 144 points.

Each course of study for the Bachelor of Ministry

must not include more than 216 points at level 1 and

must include at least 108 points at level 3 including 36 points at level 3 in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry).

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
13,632 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 40,896; 1,704 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
22 Feb 2021 3 years Full time Yarra Theological Union
98 Albion Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128
Australia
13,632 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 40,896; 1,704 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
22 Feb 2021 3 years Full time Eva Burrows College
100 Maidstone Street
Melbourne Victoria 3134
Australia
13,632 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 40,896; 1,704 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
22 Feb 2021 3 years Full time Pilgrim Theological College
29 College Crescent
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
13,632 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 40,896; 1,704 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
22 Feb 2021 3 years Full time Stirling Theological College
44-60 Jackson’s Road
Melbourne Victoria 3170
Australia
13,632 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 40,896; 1,704 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
22 Feb 2021 3 years Full time Whitley College
50 The Avenue
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of Year 12 in an Australian secondary school or equivalent.

It may be possible for students to receive credit into their course for prior undergraduate study in related areas.

IELTS Academic: 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Academic: 550 with a Test of Written English score of at least 4.5; TOEFL Internet: 79 including at least 21 (Writing), 12 (Listening), 13 (Reading), 18 (Speaking); PTE Academic: 58 with no communicative skill score below 50.

Address

University of Divinity
21 Highbury Grove
Melbourne Victoria 3101
Australia
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