Course Description: 

Course Pending for Registration Approval.

This course has been designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of theological theories and concepts within a Christian framework. The competencies gained will enable the performance of the following functions within a Christian ministry context:

  • Interpret, analyse and apply integrated concepts related to Christian beliefs.
  • Provide considered information and ideas related to Christian beliefs and teachings to Christian and non-Christian audiences.
  • Provide leadership to Christians based on demonstrated understanding of Christianity.

Practical experience is a compulsory component of this course. Students will obtain the requisite experience through:

  • Cross-cultural mission trips.
  • Ongoing placements with local churches, Christian ministries or community service organisations.

These experiences will allow students to ground their knowledge within the context of Christian community.

Instalment Plan: 

7 Instalments (Every 10 weeks)

Timing /Loading: 

20 hours/week
​Inclusive of 410 hours of supervised fieldwork

Resource Fees: 


Tuition Fees: 


Entry Requirements: 
  • WACE / Cert IV (or greater)
  • A Reference Letter from a recognised religious institution (or a pre-arranged interview)

83 weeks (67 weeks study + 16 weeks break)
Three Semesters

Course Content:

CMTTHE501A – Analyse and Interpret Theological Beliefs in the Light of Current Thinking
CMTTHE502A – Analyse and Interpret Theological Data
CMTTHE503A – Research and Analyse Information within a Theological Thesis or Issue
CMTTHE504A – Identify New Theological Information
CMTMIN501A – Relate Theological Ideas to the Christian Way of Life
CMTMIN502A – Communicate Theology in a Clear Form
CHCADMIN403D – Undertake Administrative Work
CHCCOM504B – Develop, Implement and Promote Effective Workplace Communication
CHCORG529B – Provide Coaching and Motivation
CHCORG624E – Provide Leadership in Community Services Delivery

Assessment Methods:

  • Reports
  • Interviews
  • Role playing
  • Case studies
  • Group projects
  • Observations
  • Presentations
  • Problem solving
  • Work-based training

Employment Opportunities:

  • Minister / Pastor
  • Specialist Pastor (Youth, Family, Single, Divorced etc)
  • Chaplain

Further Education:

  • 10435NAT Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology
  • Bachelor of Theology
  • Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry and Theology
  • Graduate Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology