This course prepares men and women for vocations in Christian ministry in various denominational and other settings. It includes systematic study, wide reading and practical ministry education. The course provides a sound theological foundation, teaches students to explore issues and to think critically, and helps them to develop biblical attitudes to ministry. All students learn to use sound principles for biblical interpretation and to apply biblical principles to specific areas of ministry (e.g. pastoral care, preaching, teaching and leadership) and gain practical experience through a major field education placement.

Course Fee:

Australian: $40,800

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; or a diploma in a similar field; or mature age entry


144 credit points (A full-time student takes subject units to the value of 24 credit points in each semester)

Subjects you can Study:

Ministry; Pastoral leadership; Intercultural studies; Youth and children's ministry; Christian counselling; Chaplaincy

Study Pathways:

Students can exit after 2 years with the Associate Degree of Ministry if the relevant course requirements have been fulfilled. Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning are available as per the College policy.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Miranda No info Yes Online
Miranda No info Yes Full time
Miranda No info Yes Part time
The Australian College of Christian Studies (formerly known as Tabor College NSW) offers courses in Theology, Social Science, and Ministry with majors in Pastoral Leadership, Counselling, Chaplaincy, Systematic Theology and Biblical Studies. Accredited courses range from Diploma to Bachelor level.

The College is a Christian institution accepting students from all denominations and seeks to provide education which is Christ-centred, biblically based, ministry-oriented, positively expressed and spiritually empowered, to equip people to serve the Church and the wider community. FEE-HELP is available for eligible students (Australian citizens).

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