Library Home

Certificate Award

Academic Studies in Theology Certificate (ASTC)


Undergraduate Awards

(Australian College of Theology)

(Awards with CRICOS codes listed below after the course name are courses approved to be offered to overseas students)

  • Diploma of Ministry
  • Advanced Diploma of Ministry
  • Diploma of Theology
  • Advanced Diploma of Theology
  • Associate Degree of Theology 059686M
  • Bachelor of Christian Studies 059672F
  • Bachelor of Ministry 059670G
  • Bachelor of Ministry (Honours) 059671G
  • Bachelor of Theology 059668B
  • Bachelor of Theology (Honours) 059669A

Graduate Awards

(Australian College of Theology)

(Awards with CRICOS codes listed below after the course name are courses approved to be offered to overseas students)


Postgraduate Awards

(Australian College of Theology)

(Awards with CRICOS codes are courses approved to be offered to overseas students)

  • Graduate Certificate of Ministry 075677A Graduate Diploma of Ministry
  • Master of Arts (Ministry)
  • Graduate Certificate of Theology 075678M
  • Graduate Diploma of Theology 059675C
  • Master of Arts (Theology) 059680F
  • Master of Theology 059683C
  • Doctor of Philosophy 075679K
  • Doctor of Theology 059685A

Special Focus Programs (ACT accredited)

  • Inter-Cultural Studies (Missions)
  • Chaplaincy Training
  • Asian Program

Presbyterian Ministry Candidates

Presbyterian Ministry Candidates

4 years full-time training, including:

  • Background Units                                                                                                                                          Intensive Mode: Study skills; English Language and Literature; Philosophy; Biblical Theology
  • Biblical Studies Units                                                                                                                                           Hebrew (1 year); Greek (1 year); OT Introduction (1 year); NT introduction (1 year); OT Exegesis    (2 years being 1 year of Hebrew and 1 year of Hebrew or English at the students discretion); NT Greek Exegesis (2 years)
  • Christian Thought Units                                                                                                                                   Church History Introduction (1 year incl. historiography); Reformation History (intensive); Systematic     Theology (2 years); Ethics (intensive);  Apologetics (intensive): Westminster Confession of Faith (1 semester);  Australian Presbyterian Church History (intensive)
  • Practical Units                                                                                                                                                 Evangelism (1 semester); Ministry Formation; Pastoral Care (1 year); Supervised Learning  Experience (4 years- 2 years with Field Education); Preaching (1 year, 1 semester); Biblical Theology  of Mission (1 semester); 1 Cross-cultural unit (1 Semester); Worship (1 semester); Presbyterian Polity  (intensive)