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GradCertArts Graduate Certificate in Arts

The Graduate Certificate in Arts course is designed for those who hold a tertiary qualification in a non-theological discipline, who wish to pursue a graduate qualification in theology, and who are seeking skills in theological studies to enhance their professional work.

You will be able to apply a body of theological knowledge in a range of contexts relating to ministry and/or further learning. You will have the ability to make high level, independent judgments related to a range of issues pertaining to Christian living and/or ministry.

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  • Duration1 Semester full-time or 3 semesters part-time
  • Structure4 Units total (36 credit points)
  • Fees$1850 per unit
  • Entry RequirementsTo be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.
  • English ProficiencyApplicants whose entry qualifications were obtained in an institution where English is not the language of instruction will normally require a minimum IELTS (or equivalent) score of 7.0 in all bands of the test.

The Graduate Certificate in Arts is an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate. It is
- fully accredited through the Sydney College of Divinity (SCD) 
- qualifies for Austudy and FEE-HELP assistance
- available to overseas students
- available online 

Research Units, Research Essay and Research Project units are available each semester. Any plans to do such units must be discussed with the Academic Dean Dr Evelyn Hibbert at least two months prior to commencement.

Booth College offers a trimester system dividing the academic year into three ten-week terms. The semester dates in 2017 are
Semester 1: Week 1 starts 6 February, week 10 ends 14 April
Semester 2: Week 1 starts 15 May, week 10 ends 28 July (mid semester one-week break starts 3 July)
Semester 3: Week 1 starts 28 August, week 10 ends 3 November

The Salvation Army personnel may be eligible for finanacial assistance through the Course Assistance Board (CAB). Interested applicants should submit a signed CAB Form to cabcourse@aue.salvationarmy.org. All submitted CAB forms must be signed by the line manager/division to demonstrate the support of the applicant's department/corps/division. 

Application for enrolment should be made to the Registrar. The Registrar can be contacted on +61 02 9502 0469 and by email at registrar@boothcollege.edu.au

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Semester 1

  • B8520 Introduction to Old Testament

  • H8501 Introduction to the Study of Christian History

  • L9620 Preaching and Context

  • M8505 Equipping your People for Ministry

  • M8595 Issues in Multicultural Ministry

  • M9600 Perspectives on World Mission

  • M9695WMM Issues in Women's Missional Ministry

  • P8511 Developing Youth Ministry

  • P8561 Developing Leadership through Mentoring

  • P8572 Spiritual Leadership

  • T9687 Wesleyan Theological Perspectives

  • T9695 Issues in Theology and Film

Semester 2

  • A8501 Critical Thinking and Writing

  • B9657 Lukan Literature

  • L8501 Introduction to Christian Worship

  • L8520 Foundations of Preaching

  • M9695MJ Issues in Mission and Justice

  • P8501 Introduction to Pastoral Theology & Ministry

  • P8562 Administrative Leadership and Management in Ministry

  • P8583 Working in a Ministry Team Setting

  • P9684SM Supervised Ministry Practicum

  • T8586 Theological Issues of the Reformation

  • T9638 Doctrine of Sanctification

Semester 3

  • A8530 Introduction to Biblical Languages

  • B8530 Introduction to New Testament

  • B9603 Interpretation of the Bible

  • B9699 Capstone

  • M9685 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Mission

  • M9695CP Issues in Cross-Cultural Church Planting

  • M9695MW Relating to Muslim Women

  • M9699 Capstone

  • P9661 Managing Crisis and Conflict in Ministry

  • P9684 Supervised Ministry Practicum

  • P9695 Issues in Children's Ministry

  • P9699 Capstone

  • S8501 Formation in Christian Leadership

  • T8505 Basic Christian Doctrines

  • T8531 Christology and Soteriology

  • T8595 Loving God in a Suffering World

  • T9699 Capstone

Upon completion of the GradCertArts, students may choose to continue on and have the 4 subjects count towards a Master of Arts award. Students are eligible to articulate to the Graduate Diploma of Arts, Master of Arts or Master of Divinity. If you articulate to the stated awards, you are required to surrender your Graduate Certificate.

 

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