Courses

Associate Degree of Ministry (AssocDegMin)

Admission requirements: ATAR of 65+ or evidence of academic suitability

The AssocDegMin is offered through the SMBC Centre for Cross-Cultural Mission and provides a great balance of study in Bible, Church History, Theology and Missions. Cross-cultural fieldwork is a required component of this course, providing you with the opportunity to experience and reflect on ministry in a cultural context different to your own, either within Australia or overseas. Preparation and supervision are required, and you will also be required to prepare reflection papers and ministry reports on completion of the ministry assignment. This practical experience will enable you to identify your own gifts and abilities and discover possible cross-cultural ministry vocations.

Course AQF level: 6 (units are taken at level 5/6)
Full-time: 2 years
Maximum time: 6 years
Credit points: 64
Available to overseas students: yes
Admission Requirements: ATAR: Completion of Year 12 with an ATAR of 65 or above; OR Previous Qualifications: Successful completion of a qualification at AQF Level 5 or above; OR Demonstrate Academic Suitability for course: Test, Brief Essay, or Interview. Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.5 in each subtest OR 10 years English in country experience.

Credit gained from the AssocDegMin can be transferred towards the Bachelor of Theology within 10 years of completion.

For more detailed information on this course see the ACT course overview

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