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DipTheol Diploma in Theology

The Diploma in Theology introduces students to the key theological disciplines of Biblical Studies and Christian Thought and History.

This may be extended by further study in those disciplines or by electives in the area of practical ministry studies. It may be possible for students to undertake study in a ministry setting as part of the course.

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  • DurationOne year full-time or up to four years part-time
  • Structure8 standard undergraduate units
  • Fees$1,548 per unit
  • Admission CriteriaSuccessful completion of Year 12 in an Australian secondary school, or equivalent. Probationary admission is available to approved persons aged 21 or greater who have not completed Year 12.
  • Admission DatesAdmissions for first semester 2018 close on Friday 16 February 2018. Admissions for second semester 2018 close on Friday 20 July 2018.

The Diploma in Theology is an AQF Level 5 Award. It is
- fully accredited through the University of Divinity
- qualifies for Austudy and FEE-HELP assistance 
- available to overseas students (CRICOS Code 075250F)

The Salvation Army personnel may be eligible for finanacial assistance through the Course Assistance Board (CAB). Interested applicants should submit a signed CAB Form to cabcourse@aue.salvationarmy.org. All submitted CAB forms must be signed by the line manager/division to demonstrate the support of the applicant's department/corps/division. 

Application for the Diploma in Theology is made to the Registrar. The Registrar can be contacted on +61 3 9847 5432 and by email at registrar@ebc.edu.au

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Semester 1

  • BA2392B Eighth Century Prophets

  • BA2703B The Book of Psalms

  • BA2792B Eighth Century Prophets

  • BA3392B Eighth Century Prophets

  • BA3703B The Book of Psalms

  • BA3792B Eighth Century Prophets

  • BN1301B Interpreting the New Testament

  • BN1701B Interpreting the New Testament

  • BN2395B Paul and Leadership in the Early Church

  • BN2795B Paul and Leadership in the Early Church

  • BN3395B Paul and Leadership in the Early Church

  • BN3795B Paul and Leadership in the Early Church

  • CT1301B Introduction to Christian Theology

  • CT1701B Introduction to Christian Theology

  • CT2295B Salvation Today

  • CT2296B Foundations of the Wesleyan Holiness Tradition

  • CT2795B Salvation Today

  • CT2796B Foundations of the Wesleyan Holiness Tradition

  • CT3295B Salvation Today

  • CT3296B Foundations of the Wesleyan Holiness Tradition

  • CT3795B Salvation Today

  • CT3796B Foundations of the Wesleyan Holiness Tradition

  • DA1106B Vocational Formation in Social and Community Services

  • DA2106B Vocational Formation in Social and Community Services

  • DA2121B Supervised Theological Field Education

  • DA3121B Supervised Theological Field Education

  • DL1198B Worship and Preaching: Essentials

  • DL1798B Worship and Preaching: Essentials

  • DM1113B Mission Foundations

  • DM1713B Mission Foundations

  • DM2116B Human Rights and Faith: An Introduction

  • DM2120B Mission to Youth in a 21st Century Australian Context

  • DM2716B Human Rights and Faith: An Introduction

  • DM2720B Mission to Youth in a 21st Century Australian Context

  • DM3116B Human Rights and Faith: An Introduction

  • DM3120B Mission to Youth in a 21st Century Australian Context

  • DM3716B Human Rights and Faith: An Introduction

  • DM3720B Mission to Youth in a 21st Century Australian Context

  • DP2305B Critical Theological Reflection: Context, Voices and Processes

  • DP3305B Critical Theological Reflection: Context, Voices and Processes

  • DT2194B Christian Ethics: Theories, Themes and Issues

  • DT3194B Christian Ethics: Theories, Themes and Issues

Semester 2

  • BA1391B Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

  • BA2123B Deutero-Isaiah

  • BA2723B Deutero-Isaiah

  • BA3123B Deutero-Isaiah

  • BA3723B Deutero-Isaiah

  • BN3396B A Narrative Study of the Gospel of Mark

  • CH1291B Introduction to Church History

  • CH1791B Introduction to Church History

  • CH2125B Christianity in Australian History

  • CH2725B Christianity in Australian History

  • CH3125B Christianity in Australian History

  • CH3725B Christianity in Australian History

  • CT1722B Critical Thinking for Theology

  • CT2726B Christ and Salvation

  • CT3726B Christ and Salvation

  • DA1108B Vocational Formation in Faith Communities

  • DA2108B Vocational Formation in Faith Communities

  • DA2193B Social and Community Services 1

  • DA2793B Social and Community Services 1

  • DA3193B Social and Community Services 1

  • DA3793B Social and Community Services 1

  • DM2114B Community Engagement in a Globalised Environment

  • DM3114B Community Engagement in a Globalised Environment

  • DP1304B Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry

  • DP1704B Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry

  • DP2195B Leadership: Task and Challenge

  • DP2795B Leadership: Task and Challenge

  • DP3195B Leadership: Task and Challenge

  • DP3795B Leadership: Task and Challenge

  • DS1193B An Introduction to Spiritual Formation

Graduates may proceed to an Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry, an Advanced Diploma in Philosophy, or to the Bachelor of Ministry or Bachelor of Theology.

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