Bachelor of Ministry
The Bachelor of Ministry (BMin) prepares students for the practice of ministry. It establishes foundations for ministry through the study of scriptures, theological traditions, historical and contemporary contexts. It requires concentrated study in ministry praxis. The Bachelor of Ministry provides a foundation for graduates to understand and articulate their identity and place in the world.

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Ministry:
  1. have a broad, coherent and critical knowledge of Christian theological traditions and methodologies, with focused knowledge in ministry studies;
  2. can articulate a coherent vision of ministry and communicate that vision through clear reasoned argument and demonstrated ability;
  3. are able to engage theological traditions and contemporary culture;
  4. have an informed basis for engagement, ministry and service;
  5. apply the skills of theological reflection to shape their practice of ministry.

Admission Criteria

Successful completion of year 12 in an Australian secondary school, or equivalent.
Prospective students apply by direct entry to a College of the University. The Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) is not used in selection at the University of Divinity.

Course Structure 

The Bachelor of Ministry consists of 432 points comprised of:
Each course of study for the Bachelor of Ministry:
  • must not include more than 216 points at level 1; and  
  • must include at least 108 points at level 3, including 36 points at level 3 in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry)
Pre-2019 units of 15 points in volume will be counted as 18 points for the purpose of course completion 

Bachelor of Ministry with Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry

A candidate may undertake the Bachelor of Ministry with, or subsequent to, the Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry at the University of Divinity. In such cases up to 144 points may be held in common to both awards. The minimum time for completion of both awards is four years.

Bachelor of Ministry with Bachelor of Theology

A candidate may undertake the Bachelor of Ministry with, or subsequent to, the Bachelor of Theology. In addition to completing the requirements of each award, the candidate:
The minimum time for completion of both awards is four years. 

Normal Duration

3 years – 9 years

Cricos Code

Articulation to Further Study

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