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The Master of Theological Studies enables students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in theology and its associated disciplines. Students broaden their knowledge and skills and deepen their engagement with select areas of study to prepare them for professional practice and further learning. The Master of Theological Studies consists of 288 points comprised of: a) 72 points of Foundational units in three disciplines from at least two fields b) 120 points of Elective units c) Either one Capstone unit of at least 24 points or a Research Essay d) Further Foundational, Elective, Praxis or Capstone units.
The Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry builds on the Diploma in Theology by enabling students to deepen their understanding of the key theological disciplines of Biblical Studies and Christian Thought and History and in Ministry. This is extended by further study in those disciplines and 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. The Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry consists of 288 points comprised of: - 18 points of Old Testament - 18 points of New Testament - 18 points of Church History - 18 points of Systematic Theology - 36 additional points from Field B (Biblical Studies) and / or Field C (Christian Thought and History) - a further 180 points of study.
The Master of Theology (Coursework) enables students with an undergraduate degree in theology or ministry to apply an advanced body of knowledge in theology and its associated disciplines. Students deepen their engagement with select areas of study to prepare them for professional practice and further learning. The Master of Theology (Coursework) consists of 240 points comprised of: a) Up to 48 points of Foundational units in any discipline b) A Capstone unit worth at least 24 points or a Research Essay c) Further Elective, Praxis or Capstone units to make up a total of 240 points.
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. It may be possible for students to undertake study in a ministry setting as part of the course. The Bachelor of Ministry consists of 432 points comprised of: a) 72 points in a discipline or disciplines in Field B (Biblical Studies) which must include at least 18 points in each Testament; b) 36 points in the discipline of Church History; c) 72 points in the discipline of Systematic Theology; d) 36 points in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry); e) 72 points of praxis units in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry); and f) A further 144 points. Each course of study for the Bachelor of Ministry: g) must not include more than 180 points at level 1; and h) must include at least 90 points at level 3 including 30 points at level 3 in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry).
This course is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills in relation to community services operations, requirements, interventions and client issues. You will learn to design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups. As a community services worker, you may provide support, advocacy or interventions to individual clients, groups or communities across a range of services and in many settings. This nationally recognised qualification is open to anyone studying in Australia.
This unit provides students with a comprehensive study of the foundations of eighteenth century theological developments that gave rise to Wesleyan theology. It will introduce students to the antecedents of Wesleyan theology - from the early church to Arminius, and from Arminius to Wesley, noting the Eastern Orthodox, Anglican and Pietist influences. It will consider the key elements of Wesley's 'Quadrilateral'; the New Testament basis of the central doctrines of Wesley; the setting of Wesleyan theology within ecumenical theological thought, and its developments to the present.
This unit examines the contemporary resurgence of interest in the doctrine of the Trinity through exposure to representative theologians in the field of Trinitarian theology, both classical and contemporary.
This unit introduces students to interpreting the New Testament, familiarising them with its historical, social and literary settings, and introducing them to methods of biblical exegesis. Historical-critical approaches are introduced and explained with special attention to the Gospel of Matthew in reference to the other Synoptic Gospels. Literary, socio-cultural and rhetorical approaches are introduced and explained with special attention to the Gospel of John, the Pauline corpus, and Revelation, and reference to other New Testament writings.
This unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the theology and practice of public ministry in a local church setting. Attention is given, in particular, to the development of skills and conceptual understanding that will support the development of effective worship leading and biblical communication.
This unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the concept and practice of mission and its priority for the people of God. It explores the topic of mission from a biblical, theological, historical and sociological perspective. It enables the student to develop and apply concepts of mission in their local context.