Undergraduate Certificate of Ministry

This accredited 4 unit course, integrates studies in the Bible and Christian tradition with practical experience. Supporting your work in a local church, community, or workplace.


This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.

The Undergraduate Certificate of Ministry introduces students to the sources and content of the Christian story and message. It provides training that emphasises the application and articulation of this story and message in the contemporary world including professional and vocational life.

Introduces students to specialist disciplines by which Knowledge of God is applied to guide Christian practice:

  • Evangelism & Missiology (EM) and/or
  • Pastoral & Church Focused Ministry (PC) and/or
  • Developmental Ministry (DM)

Through an elective unit students can:

  • Synthesise Christian understanding with particular occupational and/or life interest
  • Develop practical ministry skills


  • ATAR: Completion of Year 12 with an ATAR of 65 or above; or
  • 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 6.5 in each subtest OR 10 years English in country experience.

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology. For more information please visit the ACT course page.

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