This course gives graduates in other disciplines a basic foundation in Christian theology, as well as allowing Theology graduates the opportunity to extend their knowledge in specific areas. Completing the Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies qualifies students for admission into the Master of Theological Studies.
Depending on their unit choices, graduates of this course will be able to:
interpret biblical texts using insights drawn from historical, cultural, literary, philosophical and theological analyses;
use a variety of biblical and theological resources to explain the historical origins, development and interconnections of central Christian doctrines;
know the sources of and methodological approaches to a range of theological studies;
understand the implications of Christian belief for Christian practice.