Bachelor of Theology

Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus l External | Online (some topics)

2015 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR: 70.00
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: SEAS, RISAS

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.0, A Levels: 6, IB Diploma: 24, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Theology aims to deepen the understanding and expression of Christian faith.

This course is inter-disciplinary, combining biblical studies, church history, systematic theology and Christian ethics with an optional stream comprising professional ministry studies such as pastoral care, Christian education and preaching. And it is ecumenical, dealing with the Christian tradition in all its diversity.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Theology at Flinders?

The Bachelor of Theology at Flinders:

  • brings the insights of the Christian Scriptures and traditions to bear on contemporary concerns such as the environment, the economy, multiculturalism, health and welfare
  • offers an intellectually rigorous study of the Christian faith from the perspective of Christian traditions and thought
  • provides a thorough grounding in the breadth of theological scholarship that recognises the diversity of the Christian tradition
  • develops an understanding of theology in dialogue with other fields of study, including philosophy, social justice, ecology, ethics and women's studies.

Career Opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Theology?

Study a language

Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of 1 extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 214361
214365 (External study)
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2015: $6,310

International students
CRICOS code: 039962F
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2015: $21,400





  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students
Arts & Humanities (PDF 3MB)

International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus
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