Bachelor of Theology

Bachelor of Theology (BTh)

Ridley’s undergraduate degrees give you a thorough grounding in the Bible, church history, Christian theology and practical ministry. The BTh offers a strong emphasis on Bible and theology subjects. It requires the equivalent of 3 years full-time study.

Graduates will be qualified to teach, preach and provide leadership in ministry and pastoral care. The Bachelor of Theology can be combined into a 4 year equivalent Bachelor of Ministry/Bachelor of Theology, or can be extended by an honours year.

Duration 3 years full-time equivalent (maximum 9 years)
Location Parkville Campus, Online
Timing Full-time or Part-time
Semester or Intensive or Extensive Classes
Day or Evening Classes
Unit Level Delivered at 300-400 level
Early exit point Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Ministry or Theology
Articulates to Honours year, Combined Degree or prepares you for Postgraduate Studies
Prerequisites ATAR 65 or more or mature age admission
Fee Help Eligible for FEE- HELP and Centrelink allowances
Credit Points 96 (24 subjects)


Core subjects (60 credit points):

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Timing: Shorter Program   | Diploma of Ministry – Diploma of Theology
Academic Level: Higher Level | Graduate Diploma of Divinity
FOCUS: Ministry | Bachelor of Ministry

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This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.

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