Credit points


Major available at

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

Completion requirements

A Major consists of two core 100-level units plus six advanced level units from the Biblical Studies, Christian Thought and/or Christian Practice sequences, including 2 x 300 level units.

Part A : Required units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
THBS100Introduction to the Bible10
THCT100What Christians Believe10

Part B : Electives - Biblical Studies, Christian Thought and/or Christian Practice sequences

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
THBS205Narratives of Ancient Israel10Biblical Studies
THBS209New Testament Letters10Biblical Studies
THBS210The Canonical Gospels10Biblical Studies
THBS211Psalms and Old Testament Wisdom Literature10Biblical Studies
THBS212Jewish Society and Literature (516 BCE to 200 CE)10Biblical Studies
THBS220Critical Approaches to the Bible: Interpretation and Exegesis10Biblical Studies
THBS302Johannine Literature10Biblical Studies
THBS303Biblical Prophets10Biblical Studies
THBS304Archaeology and the Bible10Biblical Studies
THCT202Christian Symbol, Ritual and Sacrament10Christian Thought
THCT212Jesus the Christ10Christian Thought
THCT213The Triune God10Christian Thought
THCT215Defining Moments in Church History10Christian Thought
THCT220Theological Thinking and Methods10Christian Thought
THCT307Church: Its Nature and Mission10Christian Thought
THCT309The Spirit in Word and Life10Christian Thought
THCT310Australian Catholics: History and Identity10Christian Thought
THCT311The Christian Vision of Being Human10Christian Thought
THCT312Ecumenism: the Quest for Christian Unity10Christian Thought
THCT313Patristics: the Early Church Fathers10Christian Thought
THCT316Introduction to Moral Theology10Christian Thought
THCP222Mission of the Church10Christian Practice
THCP224Marriage and Family: Catholic Faith and Practice10Christian Practice
THCP301Canon Law of the Church10Christian Practice
THCP304Christian Community Engagement10Christian Practice
THCP305Contemporary Approaches to Pastoral Practice20Christian Practice
THEL300Theology Special Study 110Special Studies
THEL301Theology Special Study 210Special Studies
THEL302Theology Special Study 310Special Studies
THEL303Theology Special Study 410Special Studies

Seek advice from course coordinator for other available Theology units.

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