Alphacrucis College

Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Theology (BBus and BTh)

Alphacrucis College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0102074

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Theology double degree is designed to enable you to provide creative solutions, by integrating your Christian worldview with business acumen, to complex issues such as social and environmental responsibility. You can major in one area of theological study, including: Christian Studies or Languages, and specialize in either Accounting or Leadership & Management.

By combining a solid core of skills in leadership, management, finance, accounting and innovative electives, together with ministry training, you become better equipped to serve in Christian ministry. And likewise, if you serve in the broader business community, you will be better trained and skilled in sharing your faith, leading groups of people and meeting their needs.

COURSE STRUCTURE:

The Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Theology is a double degree comprising 32 subjects (320 credit points). It is a combination of two separate awards undertaken concurrently for a reduced total duration. Every program for this award shall include:

  • All core subjects from the separate awards (16 subjects)
  • A major specialization from each of the separate awards

To qualify for award of the double degree of Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Theology a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 320 credit points, including satisfactory completion of the core subjects.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Knowledge:

Demonstrate

a broad knowledge of business theory, as well as business principles and practices,

a deep knowledge of Christian history, doctrine and tradition as a foundation for ministry, with depth in the areas of either

a depth of knowledge in areas of: (1) Accounting; Leadership and Management; Human Resource Management; or Marketing; and (2) Christian Studies, Biblical Studies, or Theological Studies.

Skills:

Demonstrate

skills to analyze, synthesize, and apply knowledge of business theory, principles and practices;

skills to analyze and interpret the biblical text, using sound hermeneutical methods, as a core document of the Christian faith with consideration for the contemporary application of the text;

skills to understand and communicate a Christian worldview, with particular emphasis on the role of the gospel in providing an ethical framework for business practice;

cognitive and technical skills required for professional activity, with depth in two areas of either Accounting; Leadership and Management; Human Resource Management; or Marketing; Christian Studies, Biblical Studies, or Theological Studies;

ability to identify issues and to provide creative solutions, by integrating their Christian worldview with business acumen, to complex issues;

skills in critical thinking and self-directed research, using a range of sources and methods;

communication skills to present theories, ideas and arguments to specialist and non-specialist audiences using appropriately selected communication methods.

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Course opportunities

Start date: Expected August 2023
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

AC Brisbane Campus

48 O'Keefe Street
Brisbane Queensland 4102
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicants with Recent Secondary Education (within the past 2 years)

Applicants admitted on the basis of their recent secondary education must demonstrate the completion of NSW Higher School Certificate with an ATAR of 65 or higher (or the completion of the International Baccalaureate or interstate or overseas equivalent qualification and result) for admission into this course.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study

Applicants with a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification will demonstrate the completion of a Certificate III or higher qualification awarded by an authorized institution or registered training organization (RTO).

The Program Director will conduct a pre-admission interview (either face-to-face or phone or via Zoom) with all applicants seeking entry into the course on the basis of a Certificate III qualification. This interview aims to assess academic suitability and preparedness of the applicant for undergraduate level study.

Applicants with Higher Education Study

Applicants whose highest level of study since leaving secondary education is a complete or partially complete higher education qualification must demonstrate the completion or partial completion of an AQF Level 5 Higher Education Diploma (or higher) by an authorized institution for admission into this course.

Applicants with Work and Life Experience

If you are over the age of 21 at the time of commencement, you can apply for admission into this course on the basis of provisional entry and complete the provisional entry qualifying period to become a full candidate.

Overseas students are required to demonstrate their English proficiency skills. Such students admitted into our programs must attain an overall IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5 (with no score below 6.0 in any of the four skills areas).

Address

Alphacrucis College
Sydney Campus
30 Cowper Street Sydney New South Wales 2150
Australia