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CRICOS course code: 071256K
Level of study: Associate Degrees or Equivalent
The Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice (AssocDegChThPr) is an AQF Level 7 award. It provides an opportunity to undertake theological study with special focus on Christian Thought (including Biblical Studies, Theology, and Humanities in the Christian Tradition) or on Christian Practice (including Christian Life and Ministry) by completing a major in the area of interest.
Graduates will have:
A broad theoretical and technical knowledge with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in Christian Thought or in Christian Practice, with basic knowledge in Theology and Biblical Studies forming the basis for further learning.
Cognitive, thinking, and technical skills in a theologically-related body of knowledge, so that they are able independently to:
Applications of Knowledge and Skills
The ability to:
A candidate may seek credit for up to a maximum of 72 credit points in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice.
Credit will be granted for units that are from an equivalent award or institution and have outcomes, content, demand hours, and assessment equivalent to that of units in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice.
Articulation to other awards
The Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice is both a stand-alone award and a nested award in the Bachelor of Theology (BTh) and Bachelor of Ministry (BMin). As a result it articulates directly into the Bachelor of Theology or Bachelor of Ministry. On completion of the BTh or BMin the student would surrender their Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice. The exception would be if there was no credit granted into the BTh or BMin for the units in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice.
Students enrolled in the Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice may exit with a Diploma of Christian Studies provided they have met the requirements of the Diploma award.
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Applicants whose entry qualifications were obtained in an institution where English is not the language of instruction may be admitted to the award providing they have achieved competency in English by