Course details

CRICOS course code: 082719D

Level of study: Bachelor's Degrees


The Bachelor of Ministry (BMin) is an AQF Level 7 award. It provides a broad and coherent study of Christian Life and Ministry and related studies in Biblical Studies and Theology through a structure of majors and sub-majors. It prepares the graduate for professional and lay Christian ministry as skills in ministry and an understanding of the Bible, Christian thought and traditions are developed.


Graduates will have:


a broad and coherent body of knowledge with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in Christian Life and Ministry and broad knowledge in Theology, Biblical Studies, and other theological areas of practice that will form the basis for independent lifelong learning.


cognitive and technical skills in a theologically-related body of knowledge, so that they are able independently to:

  • review, reflect on, and synthesize theological information and identify and provide solutions to complex problems;
  • think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas;
  • demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts in theology;
  • communicate theologically-related knowledge, skills and ideas clearly and coherently.

Applications of Knowledge and Skills

the ability to:

demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge by applying it creatively in ministry;
make high level, independent judgments in a range of ministry settings;
initiate, plan, and implement activities and projects within a range of ministry settings.


A candidate may seek credit for a maximum of 144 credit points in the Bachelor of Ministry.

Exit Points

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Ministry may exit with a Diploma of Christian Studies or Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice provided they have met the requirements of the award.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 14,400 Per Year Read more1,800 per unit
Start date: Expected August 2023
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time

Nazarene Theological College

40 Woodlands Drive
Brisbane Queensland 4164

Entry criteria

One of the following:

  • ?Mature Age and Special Entry Admissions for those who have reached the age of 21; or
  • articulation from other Sydney College of Divinity programs.
  • Have adequate grounds for special entry.

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

  • achieving an IELTS (or equivalent) result of 6.5 with no score below 6.0 in all bands of the test or
  • achieving an IELTS result of 6.0 with no score below 6.0 in all bands of the test providing they pass all course units in the first two semesters of the course


Sydney College of Divinity
Unit 6B, 5 Talavera Road
Sydney New South Wales 2113