Our short courses in theology offer you the opportunity to explore Christian faith and world religions without committing to a full degree. If you’re teaching religious education or working in a Catholic school, you’ll gain hours towards your professional development accreditation. 

Upcoming short courses

We are delighted to announce the details of our next 2019 short course to be held in Brisbane.

Catholic Social Teaching: Living the Gospel

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Topic and speaker
27 February

Catholic Social Thought: Theological foundations for action
Rev Dr Anthony Mellor
Academic Dean, Holy Spirit Seminary

PowerPoint presentation (PDF, 672KB)

13 March

Act Justly: The biblical foundations of Catholic Social Thought
Dr Ian Elmer
Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, ACU

PowerPoint presentation (PDF, 1.7MB)

20 March

Human Dignity: The foundational criterion of social thought
Dr David Kirchhoffer
Director, Queensland Bioethics Centre, ACU

PowerPoint presentation (PDF, 235KB)

27 March

Everyone loves social justice, but why do we do it in Catholic schools?
Associate Professor Robyn Horner
Associate Professor, School of Theology, ACU

PowerPoint presentation (PDF, 3.4MB)

Essential information

Time 6pm - 8pm (refreshments provided from 6pm)
Venue ACU Leadership Centre
Level 3, Cathedral House
229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane QLD
Travel Travelling by car: Free parking available at St Stephen’s Cathedral Car Park (entry and exit via Charlotte Street)
Fees Attendance, including a Certificate of Participation: $100.00
Attendance only: $50.00
Current ACU staff and students (not requiring a Certificate of Participation): Free
This short course is approved for 6 hours for Accreditation to Teach Religion in Catholic Schools.
If you are attending this course for accreditation purposes, a Certificate of Participation is required.


Further information and enquiries

For more information or to discuss alternative methods of payment, please email shortcourses.ftp@acu.edu.au.

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