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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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Evening Units

The Early New Testament Church

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 5/6/8, on-campus

SEMESTER 1 2022
Monday Evening Unit - Northern Beaches Centre

NT002-512/612/812

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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New Testament Greek A

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

SEMESTER 1 2022
Monday Evening Unit

LA005-612/812

Learning to read the New Testament in its original language opens up a richness of understanding of the text. There are fresh insights and nuances that can deepen your love of God's word. In this unit you are introduced to and given experience in reading the language in which the New Testament was written...

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Chaplaincy in Educational Settings

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

SEMESTER 1 2022
Monday Evening Unit

DM014-612/712/812

Chaplains have played a significant role for many years in sharing and modelling the Christian faith in places of education in this country. With much media discussion about the role of chaplaincy, this unit will give you the opportunity to explore the practice and theology of chaplaincy...

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Christianity in History to 1550

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

SEMESTER 1 2022
Tuesday Evening Unit

CH001-512/612/812

Who we are is very much a product of our personal history and experiences. The same can be said of families, people groups, even whole countries. As Christians, we have a shared collective history of thought and experiences that make up who the church is today. Christian History not only helps us to understand ourselves, but it also reminds us how God has sovereignly worked throughout the centuries...

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Leading and Developing a Music Ministry

Australian College of Theology Unit AQF: 5, hybrid

SEMESTER 1 2022
Tuesday Evening Unit

DM041-512

Most local churches find music ministry beset with challenges – perhaps because of competing musical tastes or different views of the place and importance of singing in the congregation, or maybe just because of a lack of musical and technical resources and equipment.  Whatever the particular set of challenges facing your church, this unit aims to help you to gain the necessary biblical understanding, godly attitudes, practical insights, musical and ministerial skills for helping lead and develop effective music ministry in a local church context...

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Wisdom Literature (English/Hebrew)

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

SEMESTER 1 2022
Thursday Evening Unit

OT016-612/712/812 + OT017-612/712/812 + OT206-912 (Advanced Studies)

There's something intriguing and appealing about books like Job, Ecclesiastes and Proverbs. But then they disorient us. The book of Job is sad, Ecclesiastes is sceptical and Proverbs is self-interested. And they don't seem to be about the gospel...

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