CERTIFICATE IN THEOLOGY
STIMULATING UNDERSTANDING OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR CONTEMPORARY LIFE
The course is intended to further the education of adults in relation to Christian faith and life. Its aim is to stimulate the interest of alert and enquiring minds. The Certificate in Theology is not an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualification, so what is required is not so much academic scholarship as an understanding of Christian theology and its implication for contemporary life. This course is delivered fully online.
See the ACT website for the full list of course learning outcomes.
Open to persons who have satisfactorily completed Year 10 in an Australian school system (or equivalent); or to such other persons approved by the Board of Directors.
Students are required to provide proof of ID (either Birth Certificate or Passport) when they apply.
Units in this course are completed at certificate level. Students must complete 6 units.
This course can be completed part time (1 unit per semester) or full time (3-4 units per semester).
This course is delivered fully online.
More information about each unit can be found in the table below.
Fees in the Certificate in Theology are per unit completed. Details can be found on the fees page of our website.
|CERTIFICATE IN THEOLOGY|
|Electives||Any 3 units from the suite of Certificate level units||3|
Units in this course are completed at certificate level.
This is a course of the Australian College of Theology
CERTIFICATE IN THEOLOGY UNITS - click below for an outline of whateach unit covers
(please see the schedule at the top of this page for which units are available this year)
Introduces students to the literature of the Old Testament, to deepen their understanding of it and to strengthen their faith.
This subject covers the New Testament writings in their original context in order to discover their meaning for the life of the Christian and the Christian community today.
Provides an introductory study of the Christian faith, which will give sound knowledge and strengthen faith and commitment to God. This unit looks at God the Creator; the relationship between God and the world; Jesus Christ as an historical figure, the Christ of the gospels; The Holy Spirit as a gift to those who believe, gifts of the spirit; The doctrine of the Trinity and The church as a community of believers.
Gives an introduction to formative periods of the church’s past which help us to understand the church today. This unit looks at the first five centuries, the Reformation and later.
Aims to provide an introduction to the principles and practices involved in the evangelistic task of the Church today, particularly as applies to the life and ministry of the members of the local church.
Furthers understanding of pastoral ministry in relation to the personal and corporate needs of individuals and to promote growth in maturity.
Aims to give an understanding of the missionary nature of the Church, an outline of the history of Christian missions from the 16th to 21st centuries and studies the contemporary situation. This unit looks at: The mission of the People of God; The Church at Mission; The contemporary mission scene.
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