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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.
In this theological studies program, you can choose to study the Ancient languages stream or the Biblical world stream: Ancient languages stream:
Biblical world stream:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies from Australian Catholic University.
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.
Curious about where a career in theology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
FEE-HELP is available.
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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