Associate Degree of Christian Thought & Practice
Course Structure
144 credit points (16 course units) at AQF 7 level (7100–7300 series)
Graduate Rationale
Articulation to Other SCD Awards
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Associate Degree of Christian Thought & Practice

Associate Degree of Christian Thought & Practice

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About this course

Course Title:

Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice (CRICOS: 071256K)

AQF Level:

AQF 6 – Associate Degree

Postnominals:

AssocDegChThPr

Entrance Requirements:

ATAR of 65 or Equivalent
Mature Age Entry for 21+

Course Duration:

2 years full-time or 6 years part-time

Course Structure

144 credit points (16 course units) at AQF 7 level (7100–7300 series)

  • at least two course units (18 credit points) in Biblical Studies
  • at least two course units (18 credit points) in Theology
  • one major (54 credit points) in Christian Thought or in Christian Practice

Christian Thought: Biblical Studies, Church History, Philosophy, Theology

Christian Practice: Christian Ethics, Christian Spirituality, Mission, Pastoral Counselling, Pastoral Theology, Worship and Liturgy

 

Graduate Rationale

The Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice course is an undergraduate award that provides an opportunity to undertake some theological study with special focus on Christian Thought (including Biblical Studies, Theology, and Humanities in the Christian Tradition) or on Christian Practice (including Christian Life and Ministry).

 

Articulation to Other SCD Awards

The Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice is both a stand-alone award and a nested award in the Bachelor of Theology. As a result it articulates directly into the Bachelor of Theology. On completion of the BTh the student would surrender their Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice. The exception would be if there was no credit granted into the BTh for the units in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice.

Course Curriculum

Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice (CRICOS: 071256K)

Course Structure
144 credit points (16 course units) at AQF 7 level (7100–7300 series)

at least two course units (18 credit points) in Biblical Studies at least two course units (18 credit points) in Theology one major (54 credit points) in Christian Thought or in Christian Practice Christian Thought: Biblical Studies, Church History, Philosophy, Theology Christian Practice: Christian Ethics, Christian Spirituality, Mission, Pastoral Counselling, Pastoral Theology, Worship and Liturgy

Graduate Rationale

The Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice course is an undergraduate award that provides an opportunity to undertake some theological study with special focus on Christian Thought (including Biblical Studies, Theology, and Humanities in the Christian Tradition) or on Christian Practice (including Christian Life and Ministry).

Articulation to Other SCD Awards

The Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice is both a stand-alone award and a nested award in the Bachelor of Theology. As a result it articulates directly into the Bachelor of Theology. On completion of the BTh the student would surrender their Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice. The exception would be if there was no credit granted into the BTh for the units in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice.