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Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies

Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies

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About this course

Course Title:

Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies (CRICOS: )

AQF Level:

AQF 7 – Graduate Certificate

Postnominals:

GradCertThSt

Entrance Requirements:

A three-year AQF Level 7 award or equivalent in any discipline

Course Duration:

0.5 year (1 semester) full-time or 1.5 years (3 semesters) part time

Course Structure

36 credit points (i.e. 4 units).

  • The course will be taken with at least one unit from the discipline of Theology and one from Biblical Studies.
  • The course unit may be taken with a concentration. This comprises 18 credit points in a sub-discipline.

 

Graduate Rationale

The Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies is designed for those who hold a three-year undergraduate tertiary qualification in a non-theological discipline and who wish to pursue a graduate qualification in theology and its associated disciplines, more specifically those of Theology and Biblical Studies. Students will be able to critically engage Christian thought and traditions, enhance their professional work and give expression to insights for Christian living.

The Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies focuses on introducing students to two core theological disciplines (Theology and Biblical Studies) equipping them with foundational knowledge for further study in these two areas.

 

Articulation to Other SCD Awards

Students are eligible to articulate to the Graduate Diploma of Theological Studies (4 further units), on completion of which students are required to surrender their SCD Graduate Certificate. Students are also eligible to enter the Master of Theological Studies program.

1555

Current Students

14

Popular Courses

25+

Qualified Staff

10000

Library Resources

Course Title:

Diploma of Christian Studies (CRICOS: 071257J)

AQF Level:

AQF 5 – Diploma

Postnominals:

DipChSt

Entrance Requirements:

Satisfactory Completion of Year 12 in the Australian School System or Equivalent
Mature Age Entry for 21+

Course Duration:

1 year full-time or 3 years part-time

Course Structure

72 credit points (8 course units) at AQF 7 level (7100–7300 series)

  • at least one course unit (9 credit points) in Biblical Studies
  • at least one course unit (9 credit points) in Theology
  • one sub-major (36 credit points) in either Christian Thought or 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 Diploma of Christian Studies course is an undergraduate award that introduces students to Christian studies within higher education. Graduates will have acquired basic knowledge, skills, and values of Christian relevance to their professional, family, church, social, or personal lives and have deepened their awareness of the nature and scope of theology and their affinity with it as a field of study within higher education.

It provides an opportunity to undertake some theological study with special focus on Christian Thought or Christian Practice.

 

Articulation to Other SCD Awards

The Diploma of Christian Studies is both a stand-alone award and a nested award in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice (AQF 6) and the Bachelor of Theology (AQF 7). As a result it articulates directly into either of these awards. On completion of either of these further awards the student would surrender the Diploma of Christian Studies. The award may be retained if no credit is granted into the further awards.

1555

Current Students

14

Popular Courses

25+

Qualified Staff

10000

Library Resources

Course Title:

Diploma of Christian Studies (CRICOS: 071257J)

AQF Level:

AQF 5 – Diploma

Postnominals:

DipChSt

Entrance Requirements:

Satisfactory Completion of Year 12 in the Australian School System or Equivalent
Mature Age Entry for 21+

Course Duration:

1 year full-time or 3 years part-time

Course Structure

72 credit points (8 course units) at AQF 7 level (7100–7300 series)

  • at least one course unit (9 credit points) in Biblical Studies
  • at least one course unit (9 credit points) in Theology
  • one sub-major (36 credit points) in either Christian Thought or 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 Diploma of Christian Studies course is an undergraduate award that introduces students to Christian studies within higher education. Graduates will have acquired basic knowledge, skills, and values of Christian relevance to their professional, family, church, social, or personal lives and have deepened their awareness of the nature and scope of theology and their affinity with it as a field of study within higher education.

It provides an opportunity to undertake some theological study with special focus on Christian Thought or Christian Practice.

 

Articulation to Other SCD Awards

The Diploma of Christian Studies is both a stand-alone award and a nested award in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice (AQF 6) and the Bachelor of Theology (AQF 7). As a result it articulates directly into either of these awards. On completion of either of these further awards the student would surrender the Diploma of Christian Studies. The award may be retained if no credit is granted into the further awards.