Course details

CRICOS course code: 011489A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Theology critically examines life and faith through the study of scriptures, theological traditions and historical contexts. It aims to broaden self-understanding and facilitate cultural engagement. The Bachelor of Theology assists students to develop knowledge across broad areas of theology and depth in particular areas of interest. It develops research and communication skills, and prepares graduates for further theological study. 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 Theology

  • Have a broad, coherent and critical knowledge of Christian theological traditions and methodologies, with focused knowledge in at least one area.
  • Can articulate the knowledge they have acquired to generate insights and communicate them through clear reasoned argument.
  • Are able to engage theological traditions and contemporary culture.
  • Have a theologically informed basis for engagement and service in community and world.

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 Theology 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) and
  • A further 216 points.

Each course of study for the Bachelor of Theology:

  • 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 either a discipline or disciplines in Field B (Biblical Studies) or in the discipline of Systematic Theology.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
14,112 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 42,336; 1,764 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Eva Burrows College
100 Maidstone Street
Melbourne Victoria 3134
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 42,336; 1,764 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Pilgrim Theological College
29 College Crescent
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 42,336; 1,764 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Yarra Theological Union
98 Albion Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 42,336; 1,764 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
St Athanasius College
100 Park Road
Melbourne Victoria 3111
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 42,336; 1,764 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Stirling Theological College
44-60 Jackson’s Road
Melbourne Victoria 3170
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education 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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