Our Bachelor and MDiv training programs consist of subjects (units) from these main areas.

Bible & Languages

(LA – Language; BB – Biblical Studies; OT – Old Testament; NT New Testament)

Christian Thought

(TH – Theology; CH – Church History; PE – Philosphy/Ethics)

Ministry and Practice

(EM – Evangelism and Missiology; PC – Pastoral and Church Focussed Ministry; DM – Developmental Ministries; RYM – Ridley Evangelism and MIssiology)

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Basic Degree Structure

  • Three year degrees involve 24 units:
  • Foundational Old Testament (2)
  • Foundational New Testament (2)
  • Biblical Language (2)*
  • Biblical Exegesis (4)**
  • Theology (4)
  • Church History (2)
  • Introduction to Personal Evangelism (0.5)
  • Ministry Foundations (0.5)
  • Ministry in Culturally Diverse Contexts OR Gospel, Church and Australian Culture (1)

Students take a further six units of their choice, provided they meet the requirements of their course

* from 2015 BMin students aren’t required to take any language units
** BTh students must take a total of six exegesis units

You can also find details of our Master of Arts units.


Ridley College

170 The Avenue, Parkville, Victoria, 3052 Australia / Phone 03 9207 4800 / Email

Ridley College is an affiliated college with the Australian College of Theology, CRICOS: 02650E