Bachelor of Theology (Honours)

Abbreviation:   

BTh(Hons)

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF):      

Level 8

Entry Requirements:     

A SCD Bachelor of Theology or joint Bachelor of Theology degree within the last five years and with a grade point average of 2.7 in the coursework and 3.0 in the area of specialisation, or

Equivalent qualifications from a university or other tertiary institution.

Duration:                                            

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.               

Structure:                           

72 credit points, comprising 36 credit points in coursework and a thesis for 36 credit points.

English Proficiency:                       

Applicants whose entry qualifications were obtained in an institution where English is not the language of instruction normally require a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS, or equivalent) score of 7.0 in all bands of the ‘academic format’ of the test.

Fees:                    

$1200 per 9 credit points, taken at 9600 level. Please read ‘Financial Information’ in Section 6 of the Handbook for further details and scholarship opportunities. FEE-HELP is available (conditions apply).

Vocational and Career Paths:                    

Graduates may be called to discern a vocation to ordination under the guidance of the appropriate Church authority, or to pursue a range of career options in areas such as church administration, tertiary academia, primary and secondary teaching, social work, and chaplaincy within hospitals and aged‐care homes, correctional services, police and defence forces, and universities. They can also pursue careers in other areas that utilise the skills they have acquired in their degree, such as civil service, law, research, journalism and media, administration, and public relations.

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