Ministry and Practice

unit code  unit name
status mode
DM306/DM506 Foundations for Children’s & Youth Ministry elective extensive
DM346/546 Personal Formation for Developmental Ministries elective extensive
DM411/DM611 Youth in the Churches elective extensive
DM414/DM614 Chaplaincy in Educational Settings elective intensive
RYM31/RYM51 Introduction to Personal Evangelism
(2 credit points)
core (Ridley)
type B elective (ACT)
RYM32/RYM52 Ministry Foundations
(2 credit points)
core (Ridley)
type B elective (ACT)
EM301/EM501 Mission Perspectives elective campus
EM408/EM608 Cross Cultural Communication elective online
EM410D/EM610D Aid and Development elective online
EM418/EM618 Ministry in a Culturally Diverse Context elective campus
EM421/EM621 Living Faiths elective campus/online
EM426/EM626 Church Planting elective campus
EM430/EM630 Gospel, Church & Australian Culture elective campus/online
EM432/EM632 Using the Bible in Mission elective campus
EM440/EM640 Cross-Cultural Field Education elective fieldwork
PC315/PC515 Christian Worship elective campus
PC402/PC602 Foundations of Pastoral Care elective campus
PC403/603 Pastoral Skills and Methods elective extensive
PC435/PC635 Principles of Leadership & Management elective campus/online
PC442/PC642 Congregational Field Education elective campus/online & fieldwork
PC443/PC643 Pastoral Care Field Education elective campus & fieldwork
PC444/PC644 Practical Ministry Field Education elective fieldwork & online
PC447/PC647 Introductory Preaching elective campus/ online
PC449A, B, C, D
PC649A, B, C, D
Guided Spiritual Formation elective campus/online
PC452/PC652 Chaplaincy Skills elective intensive
PC453/PC653 Mentoring & Pastoral Care of Workers elective campus
RYP41/RYP61 Educating and Forming others for Ministry (2 credit points) type B elective (ACT) campus
RYP42A, B, C, D
RYP62A, B, C, D
Advanced Preaching Workshops
(1 credit point each)
Type B elective (ACT) campus
* Capstone Experience elective campus/online


Please note that Ridley aims to keep classes at a size that best suits the type of student interaction required for the unit.

All units are subject to minimum enrolment numbers and may be varied or cancelled if insufficient or greater than expected enrolments are received. Ridley will make every effort to give students the maximum notice of any cancellations or variations that occur.


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