The Doctor of Theology (AQF level 10 Doctoral Research) course has been designed for research to be undertaken in a field of specialisation within traditional theological disciplines (i.e., in the Department of Bible and Language, Department of Christian Thought, or Department of Ministry and Practice).
The degree is designed to equip men and women as beginning researchers in the traditional fields of theology and provide qualification recognised by theological Bible colleges as well as universities for those who teach in these fields.
See the ACT website for the full list of course learning outcomes.
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years (12 semesters).
Sydney Campus & Perth Campus
^ RTP = Research Training Pathway
~ FoR = Field of Research
N.B. All applicants for the Doctor of Theology must demonstrate competence in Biblical languages required for their FoR. Normally this is demonstrated by an applicant having successfully completed 2 units of language study in a relevant Biblical language and 2 units of exegesis of Biblical text using the relevant Biblical language.
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS min 7.5 overall with a min 7.5 in reading and writing, 7.0 in listening and 6.5 in speaking.
80-100,000 word thesis, excluding bibliography
This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.