Units (Subjects)

See below for the individual units (subjects) currently available. Please go to Courses for information on our undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We encourage you to contact our registrars to start a conversation about what units might best suit your needs.

Units are available in the following modes:

  • On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only.
  • Off-Campus: units in this mode are delivered live online only.
  • Hybrid: units in this mode are delivered both on-campus and off-campus concurrently.

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Daytime Units

The Early New Testament Church

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 8, hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2022
Monday Daytime Unit

NT002-812

The church is far from perfect; whether we have in mind the early church or the church today. How did the church get started? What issues did those first Christians struggle with? How did God use his people to spread the light of the gospel from its beginnings in Judea and Jerusalem to the very heart of the Roman Empire?..

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The Psalter (English)

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Monday Daytime Unit

OT020-612/712/812 + OT205-912 (Capstone) + OT206-912 (Specialised Studies)

We live in beautiful but broken world, a world full of blessing and loss. In every circumstance, we are called to trust in a God who is sovereign and good, a God who has promised to save and protect his people. How do we respond when our prayers to God go unanswered? How do we live faithfully before God in times of blessing and in times of loss?..

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The Psalter (Hebrew)

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Monday Daytime Unit

OT021-612/712/812 + OT205-912 (Capstone) + OT206-912 (Specialised Studies)

We live in beautiful but broken world, a world full of blessing and loss. In every circumstance, we are called to trust in a God who is sovereign and good, a God who has promised to save and protect his people. How do we respond when our prayers to God go unanswered? How do we live faithfully before God in times of blessing and in times of loss?..

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Pastoral Skills and Methods

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Tuesday Daytime Unit

PC003-612/712/812

Christian ministry is grounded in God’s love for people in the gospel of Jesus Christ. That means Christian ministry is necessarily about loving and caring for people, so that they love and trust Christ. Ministry to people can be challenging at the best of times, especially when people are faced with crises and tragedies...

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The Doctrine of God and the Work of Christ

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8, hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2022
Tuesday Daytime Unit

TH002-612/712/812

Theology affects all of life. It is intensely practical. It answers the meaning of life questions such as, 'Who am I? What is my purpose? How can I live well?' – by stepping back to see the centrality of God himself to our lives and the universe. As Augustine said, 'You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.'...

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New Testament Greek B

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/8, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Tuesday + Thursday Daytime Unit

LA006-612/812

In this unit we continue our introduction and experience in reading the language in which the New Testament was written. This prepares you to read straightforward parts of the Greek New Testament for yourself, be equipped for consulting New Testament commentaries based on the Greek text and reading books which discuss or refer to Greek words and expressions. New Testament Greek is a prerequisite for the study of degree New Testament units with Greek exegesis in the Bachelor of Theology and Master of Divinity...

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Teaching in Intercultural Settings

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Tuesday Daytime Unit

EM014-612/712/812 + EM205-912 (Capstone) + EM206-912 (Specialised Studies)

Are you teaching, training, or discipling anyone from a different cultural background than your own? Or do you think you might be in the next few years? If so, this unit is designed to equip you to do this well...

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Living Faiths

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Wednesday Daytime Unit

EM021-612/712/812 + EM205-912 (Capstone)

Over 4 billion people in the world follow traditional religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, or Islam. Perhaps God has given you an interest in helping people in these religions find Jesus? This unit will help you do that. In it, we explore the basic beliefs, practices, and some deeply held assumptions of Animists, Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims...

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Old Testament Prophets and Writings

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 5/6/8, hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2022
Wednesday Daytime Unit

OT002-512/612/812

'Get Wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.’ (Proverbs 4:7). Would you like to grow in your understanding of the Old Testament’s wisdom and prophecy books? Would you like to deepen your knowledge of God, as well as be equipped with tools for doing your own study and teaching of some of the least read books of the Bible?..

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Other Writings (English)

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2022
Wednesday Daytime Unit

NT024-612/712/812  + NT205-912 (Capstone) + NT206-912 (Specialised Studies)

Want to explore in more depth the thorny issues raised in Paul's letter to the Corinthians and the theological depth of Hebrews? How did the values in 1st century Corinth impact the Corinthian church and their view of the Christian life and spiritual gifts? Why did the writer to the Hebrews warn them about falling away?..

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Other Writings (Greek)

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2022
Thursday Daytime Unit

NT025-612/712/812  + NT205-912 (Capstone) + NT206-912 (Specialised Studies)

Want to explore in more depth the thorny issues raised in Paul's letter to the Corinthians and the theological depth of Hebrews? How did the values in 1st century Corinth impact the Corinthian church and their view of the Christian life and spiritual gifts? Why did the writer to the Hebrews warn them about falling away?..

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Church Planting (Cross-Cultural)

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2022
Thursday Daytime Unit

EM026-612/712/812 + EM205-912 (Capstone)

Are you interested in helping a church, or cluster of churches, come into being where they don’t yet exist, and especially where Christ is not known? This unit will help you develop a biblical framework for church planting. We’ll wrestle with the whys, whats, and hows of starting churches from scratch...

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The Early New Testament Church

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 5/6, hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2022
Friday Daytime Unit

NT002-512/612

The church is far from perfect; whether we have in mind the early church or the church today. How did the church get started? What issues did those first Christians struggle with? How did God use his people to spread the light of the gospel from its beginnings in Judea and Jerusalem to the very heart of the Roman Empire?..

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The Doctrines of Grace and Eschatology

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/7/8/9, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Friday Daytime Unit

TH103-612/712/812 + TH205-912 (Capstone) + TH206-912 (Specialised Studies)

There is no more important question in life than, “What must I do to be saved?” The doctrines of grace are concerned with God’s plan of salvation from election through to glorification, through which he brings about his eternal purposes for his creation, and in particular, for those he has chosen by grace to be his people. They also describe how the finished work of Jesus Christ is applied by the regenerating and sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit to the believer, who by virtue of their union with Christ, is justified, adopted and perfected to share in his glory...

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Biblical Hebrew B

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 6/8, on-campus

SEMESTER 2 2022
Friday Daytime Unit

LA004-612/812

This unit continues building a solid framework for engaging with Biblical Hebrew texts in their original language. By completing both Biblical Hebrew A (Semester 1) and B, students will be in a position to work directly with the Hebrew scriptures, and to continue translation and exegesis of Old Testament texts. After these units, students will be able to take Old Testament exegesis units in the Hebrew stream...

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