Diploma of Theology

An entry- level course that provides a grounding for ministry by establishing a foundation in theological knowledge and reflection. For use in your local church, community, or workplace.

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Diploma of Theology introduces students to the sources and content of the Christian story and message. It provides training which emphasises application and practice of this story and message in the contemporary world. The course will integrate studies in the Bible and Christian tradition with practical experience.

This course concentrates on the disciplines by which knowledge of God is developed and articulated:

  • Bible & languages Studies (Languages (LA)| Old Testament (OT) | New Testament (NT) | Biblical Studies (BB) and
  • Christian Thought & History Theology (TH) | Church History (CH)| Philosophy & Ethics (PE)
  • Diploma of Theology provides a grounding for ministry by establishing a foundation in theological knowledge and reflection.

Through elective units students can:

  • Follow study tracks in the Bible and Christian Thought & History
  • Develop practical ministry skills

COURSE UNITS

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.