Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Global Studies

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
Location:
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield
Duration:

Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

ATAR/OP (2017):
  • Brisbane (17/63)
  • Melbourne (59.15)
  • Strathfield (58.50)
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The Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Global Studies is a dual degree for people not only interested in theology but also the social, political, cultural, environmental and economic changes shaping our world.
The course combines a liberal arts education with global studies, which explores issues such as:

  • environmental sustainability
  • global health
  • global change and development
  • world politics and justice.

The Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Global Studies offers an international education, with students recommended to study abroad (we have over 60 partner institutions around the world) and/or do an internship that provides international work experience and networks.

Students will also study the Catholic theological tradition with an ecumenical and inter-faith perspective, as well as its relationship to other traditions and the potential for responding to the demands of the present and future.

Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability

  • Brisbane (Attendance)
  • Melbourne (Attendance)
  • Strathfield (Attendance)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment

Deferment is available for one year. Find out more about deferment: Deferment Information.

Credit Points

320

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Brisbane
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Melbourne
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
Strathfield
  • Semester 1 - Applications closed
  • Semester 2 - July
  • Average first year fee: $7358 Commonwealth Supported (indicative only)
Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:

Queensland

  • Prerequisites: English (4, SA)

New South Wales

  • Assumed knowledge: Nil

Victoria

  • Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.
Brisbane, Queensland
Apply through QTAC
Sydney (Strathfield), NSW
Apply through UAC

Direct Applications

  • Government service, including diplomatic service, both local and international
  • International relations
  • Journalism, including travel journalism and media
  • Public sector, both local and international
  • Public relations
  • Pastoral and Social work
  • The United Nations system and other international organisations
  • Travel and tourism
  • Social entrepreneurship and companies with a global outreach
  • Work in church agencies and ministries.

Students will undertake international study, exchange or an internship in their 3rd year of study.

Overall score of 6.0. Individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or other relevant postgraduate study.

Domestic Students

The Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Global Studies is a dual degree for people not only interested in theology but also the social, political, cultural, environmental and economic changes shaping our world.
The course combines a liberal arts education with global studies, which explores issues such as:

  • environmental sustainability
  • global health
  • global change and development
  • world politics and justice.

The Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Global Studies offers an international education, with students recommended to study abroad (we have over 60 partner institutions around the world) and/or do an internship that provides international work experience and networks.

Students will also study the Catholic theological tradition with an ecumenical and inter-faith perspective, as well as its relationship to other traditions and the potential for responding to the demands of the present and future.

Minimum duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Brisbane
  • 24-Jul-2017 , 12-Feb-2018 , 23-Jul-2018 , 11-Feb-2019 , 22-Jul-2019
Melbourne
  • 24-Jul-2017 , 12-Feb-2018 , 23-Jul-2018 , 11-Feb-2019 , 22-Jul-2019
Strathfield
  • 12-Feb-2018 , 11-Feb-2019

Deferment

Yes. See Defer your offer.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 25% of the program online.

Credit Points

320

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
  • Unit Fee: $2625.00 (2017)
  • Average first year fee: $21000.00 (2017)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $84000.00 (2017)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. The Unit Fee is based on a 10cp unit. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

The equivalent of Australian Year 12 Certificate, plus an IELTS overall score of 6.0. Individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading.

How to Apply

Information on the application procedure.
International Students Apply Now
International students undertaking an Australian Year 12 qualification should apply through the relevant tertiary admissions centre:
NSW & ACT
Apply through UAC
Queensland
Apply through QTAC
  • Government service, including diplomatic service, both local and international
  • International relations
  • Journalism, including travel journalism and media
  • Public sector, both local and international
  • Public relations
  • Pastoral and Social work
  • The United Nations system and other international organisations
  • Travel and tourism
  • Social entrepreneurship and companies with a global outreach
  • Work in church agencies and ministries.

Students will undertake international study, exchange or an internship in their 3rd year of study.

Overall score of 6.0. Individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or other relevant postgraduate study.

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