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Studying this Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies program through Open Universities Australia will give you the knowledge and training to forge a career in theology.
This theological studies course will give you an in-depth understanding of the origins, history and modern manifestations of the Christian faith. In this postgraduate program, you will learn methodological approaches to theological studies, including how to critically analyse sources, and how to interpret biblical texts through different theoretical frameworks and discourses.
You will also investigate the gradual development of the Christian faith, and how to effectively communicate Christian beliefs for modern Christian practice.
Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.
Applicants may be eligible for recognition of previous studies.
In this theological studies program, some of the subjects you will study include:
Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying. If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks. Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.
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Studies in theology are essential for anyone serious about pursuing a career with the Church, and are an extremely valuable source of knowledge for anyone interested in religion, its origins, and its modern forms and implications. Graduates will have the historical background and the analytical skill to pursue further studies in religion, religious education or a career in the clergy.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive Abstudy/Austudy, Youth Allowance, FEE-HELP or scholarships.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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