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University of Divinity

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Theology and Bachelor of Ministry

What this course is about

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.

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.

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 a clear reasoned argument.
  • are able to engage theological traditions and contemporary culture.
  • have a theologically informed basis for engagement and service in the community and world.
  • 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.

Campus Information

Australian Lutheran College

Australian Lutheran College is a diverse learning community, committed to learning for life, providing excellence in theological education and training that prepares tomorrow's leaders in church and community.

Catholic Theological College

At Catholic Theological College our emphasis on personal reflection and pastoral service, combined with our excellence in academic rigour, enables us to offer students opportunities for deeper understanding of our faith and ways to explore how faith can contribute to our contemporary world.

Eva Burrows College

Eva Burrows College is a college for all people. Nurtured by a Wesleyan theological perspective, at Eva Burrows College we parallel quality training alongside expertise and knowledge of frontline work to equip and empower you for life, mission and service.

Pilgrim Theological College

Pilgrim Theological College is an initiative of the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, providing a rich tapestry of ecumenical theological education under the leadership of a Faculty of eminent scholars.

Stirling Theological College

At Stirling we believe that the preparation of God’s people for service, leadership, ministry and mission is absolutely crucial. We are convinced that something life-giving and hope-filled happens when behaviour, belonging and belief converge.

Yarra Theological Union

Yarra Theological Union is an inclusive and welcoming community, Catholic by tradition and ecumenical in spirit. We are committed to being a community of scholarship, prayer and pastoral care.

Whitley College

Whitley College is a culturally diverse community of learners committed to practical expressions of God’s activity in the world. We wrestle together in spiritual formation through theological reflection, creative exploration and academic rigour.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

More information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

  • Usually between 2 and 4 years, depending on your qualification.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

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

Attend an interview

It is a requirement that all students attend an admissions interview with an academic advisor at a College. This will be a Course Advisor in the case of coursework applicants, and a Research Coordinator in the case of a higher degree by research applicants. The interview may be conducted by telephone or email or similar means.  The purpose of the interview is to help you choose the right course, to ensure you meet the admission requirements, and to plan a program of study appropriate to your course and your needs.

  • Course Code: 089025M
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 04 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 54528 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: 300 AUD
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