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Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies

GradCertTheolSt

40 cp

Minimum duration: 6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Ballarat Victoria*
(* not offered in 2012)
Brisbane Queensland
Canberra ACT
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW
Nationally online
(www.acu.edu.au/elearning/)

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Graduate Certificate

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

    1. 20 cp from Core Units;
    2. 20cp from any other Theology Specialisation and/or Electives; or
  1. in the case of a student seeking to qualify for a named specialisation, 40cp from the units listed under that specialisation.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Click here for Unit Descriptions

Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THBS501 10 Biblical Studies (Inc: THEO502 Biblical Studies)
THCT500 10 Foundations of Christian Faith (Inc: THEO558 Foundations of Christian Faith)

Theology Specializations

Ancient Languages

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THEL500 10 Biblical Hebrew A (Inc: THEO671 Biblical Hebrew A)
THEL501 10

Biblical Hebrew B (Pre: THEL500 Biblical Hebrew A; Inc: THEO672 Biblical Hebrew B)

THEL502 10 Latin A (Inc: THEO669 Ecclesiastical Latin A)
THEL503 10

Latin B (Pre: THEL502 Latin A; Inc. THEO670 Ecclesiastical Latin B)

THEL504 10

Medieval Latin (Pre: THEL503 Latin B; Inc: THEL617 Ecclesiastical Latin C)

THEL505 10

New Testament Greek A (Inc: THEL600 New Testament Greek A)

THEL506 10

New Testament Greek B (Pre: THEL505 New Testament Greek A; Inc: THEL601 New Testament Greek B)


Interfaith Relations

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THBS501 10 Biblical Studies (Inc: THEO502 Biblical Studies)
THCT500 10 Foundations of Christian Faith (Inc: THEO558 Foundations of Christian Faith)
THCP511 10

Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue (Inc: ECUM500 Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue)

THCP515 10 Judaism and Islam (Inc: ECUM501 Judaism and Islam)

Liturgy

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THCP514 10

Foundations in Liturgy (Inc: THEO528/THEO662 Foundations in Liturgy)

THCT502 10

Sacraments of Initiation (Inc: THEO543/611 Theology of Sacraments)

THCP510 10

Celebrating Feasts and Seasons

THCP516 10 Liturgical Music


The Biblical World

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THBS501 10 Biblical Studies (Inc: THEO502 Biblical Studies)2
THBS500 10 A Synoptic Gospel (Inc: THEO675 A Synoptic Gospel)
THCT501 10 Jesus the Christ (Inc. THEO555/660 Jesus the Christ)
THCT503 10

The Early Christian World (Inc: THEO514/661 Christian Life and Thought to 590CE)

THEL500 10 Biblical Hebrew A (Inc: THEO671 Biblical Hebrew A)
THEL501 10

Biblical Hebrew B (Pre: THEL500 Biblical Hebrew A; Inc: THEO672 Biblical Hebrew B)

THEL505 10 New Testament Greek A (Inc: THEL600 New Testament Greek A)
THEL506 10

New Testament Greek B (Inc: THEL601 New Testament Greek B)


Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
PHIL510 10

Introducing Philosophy for Theology

THCP512 10

Effective Ministry: Communication and Processes in Groups (Inc: THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)3

THCP513 10 Exploring Parish Culture3 (Pre: THCP512 Effective Ministry: Communication and Processes in Groups; Inc: THCP503 Exploring Parish Culture)
THSR500 10

Introducing Religions of the World (Inc: THEO501/604 Approaching World Religions)

THCP511 10

Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue (Inc: ECUM500 Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue)

THCP515 10 Judaism and Islam (Inc: ECUM501 Judaism and Islam)


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2THBS501 is a core unit in The Biblical World specialisation.
3Available only in Brisbane in on-campus mode.

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