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Reformed Theological College

Programme Detail: Theology (Associate Degree)

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Theology (Associate Degree)
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number
Description The aim of the degree is to guide students in a systematic manner to the acquisition of the body of coherent knowledge that is the classical discipline of theology as a means of preparing men and women for the responsibility of communicating Christian knowledge as leaders in the Church, and if students so choose, to the asquisition of skills appropriate to ministry in one or more areas of pastoral practice.
Keywords theology - church - ministry - Christian studies
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available Australia / Victoria
Area of Ministry and Focus Bible Teaching and Training / Theology; Mission and Evangelism / Cross-Cultural Mission and History
Residential/Non Residential Mixed
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Degree
Cost Range US$100,000 or more
Actual Cost $18000
Bursaries/scholarships available No
Actual Length 3 years
Average hours of study per week 36
Methods of instruction mentoring
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.) 50
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.) 40
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork). 10
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 15
Prerequisite Programmes
Other Prerequisites a) Open as a first degree to persons who are qualified for admission to an Australian University b)Consideration will be given to other factors such as practical experience, maturity and motivation and the likelihood of satisfactory completion of the academic requirements of the course. Except for those candidates who have a tertiary qualification taught in English, international candidates whose first language is not English will be required to sit an IELTS test. For candidates wishing to enrol in the BTh degree, an average score of 6.5 is required with no score under 6.0 in any test. No bridging courses are currently specified.
Qualifications gained AssocDegTheol
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by
Other Accrediting Bodies Australian College of Theology