Bachelor of Theology

BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY (BTh)

AWARD SUMMARY

ENROLMENT

Course Title
Bachelor of Theology

AQF Level
AQF 7 – Bachelor Degree

Postnominals
BTh

Entrance Requirements
ATAR of 65
Mature Age Entry for 21+

Course Duration
3 years full-time or 9 years part-time

Course Structure
216 credit points (24 course units) at AQF 7 level (7100–7300 series)

  • one sub-major (36 credit points) in Biblical Studies ; one sub-major (36 credit points) in Humanities in the Christian Tradition (or it sub-disciplines) or Christian Life and Ministry (or it sub-disciplines); and, one sub-major (36 credit points) in Theology
    • two of these sub-majors must be extended to majors of six course units each (54 credit points)
  • one course unit (9 credit points) in Church History
  • four course units (36 credit points) in Christian Life and Ministry

Disciplines : Biblical Studies, Humanities in the Christian Tradition (Church History, Philosophy), Christian Life and Ministry (Christian Ethics, Christian Spirituality, Mission, Pastoral Counselling, Pastoral Theology, Worship and Liturgy), Theology

Sub-Disciplines: Biblical Studies, Christian Ethics, Christian Spirituality, Church History, Mission, Pastoral Counselling, Pastoral Theology, Philosophy, Theology, Worship and Liturgy.


Graduate Rationale
The Bachelor of Theology course is a primary undergraduate award that provides a broad and coherent study of theology and related disciplines through a structure of majors and sub-majors. This degree prepares candidates for professional and lay Christian ministry and for further learning beyond the degree.

Articulation to Other SCD Awards
Students may articulate to the Bachelor of Theology (Honours) provided they meet the entry requirements.

Official SCD Regulations for the BTh