Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

Framed by the Catholic intellectual tradition, this course introduces students to the richness and breadth of theological scholarship. Students can pursue an in-depth program of study in biblical studies, systematic theology, ministry, liturgy, ancient languages and philosophy. Students can also undertake units in other disciplines, such as in the liberal arts.Through the community engagement component of this degree, students are offered the opportunity to explore Christian theology in a range of contemporary settings, including Indigenous and international.Global experience is also encouraged as part of students learning, with study abroad opportunities available at the ACU Rome Centre, with one of our partner institutions in Europe or the United States, or in Israel with a study tour.Students develop a wide range of adaptable skills, including an enhanced capacity to analyse, critically reflect, evaluate, and to bring ethical perspectives to life and work. Students also develop their communication skills; the capacity to evaluate and discriminate between multiple viewpoints, and to develop and articulate compelling arguments (both orally and in writing).

Structure

240 credit points.

Subjects

  • Biblical studies
  • Christian thought
  • Christian practice
  • Liberal arts

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent
  • New South Wales Assumed knowledge: Nil
  • Queensland Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Study pathways

An honours degree is available for high-achieving students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballarat (Aquinas) International: $70,200
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $70,200
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Canberra (Signadou) International: $70,200
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $70,200
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $70,200
  • ATAR: 58.5
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

Graduates are prepared to succeed in a wide variety of professions such as chaplaincy, ministry, pastoral work and other church-related careers, teaching (with further study), youth and social work, research, journalism, or work with church-based and international development agencies.

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