Undergraduate Certificate in Biblical Studies

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Biblical Studies will enable students to move toward employment within a church or para-church setting within a ministry context. The award is designed to give a basic introduction to Biblical Studies and Theology, to enable the graduates to serve within their field of choice, including the areas of youth and children’s ministry, missions, social and pastoral care, creative ministry and teaching.

Students who wish to apply for the Undergraduate Certificate in Biblical Studies are required to enrol in four subjects comprised of one New Testament subject, one Old Testament subject and Introduction to Theology and Interpreting the Bible.

Students must choose one of the following two New Testament subjects:

  • Introduction to New Testament – Gospels & Acts
  • Introduction to New Testament – Letters

Students must choose one of the following two Old Testament subjects:

  • Introduction to Old Testament – Narrative
  • Introduction to Old Testament – Poets & Prophets

Students are also required to complete the following two core subjects:

  • Interpreting the Bible
  • Introduction to Theology

Course Load

  • One semester full-time or part-time equivalent
  • Generally, 6 hours per week per subject is required to do well, which includes lectures, readings and assignments.

Future Pathways

Diploma of Ministry

Advanced Diploma of Ministry

Bachelor of Ministry

To apply please click here.