Eastern College Australia

Programme Detail: Bachelor of Mission Studies

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Bachelor of Mission Studies
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number 052399G
Description The Bachelor of Mission Studies course is designed to prepare people who are called to cross-cultural ministry in Australia and overseas. It provides a strong foundation in biblical study, theology, missiology and a practical component that will help equip students for effective cross-cultural ministry, as missionaries or in other cross-cultural ministries. Teachers come from a variety of denominational and faith mission organisations and represent a range of cross-cultural ministry experiences and perspectives. Tabor College serves churches of many denominations and a wide range of mission organisations and is steadily gaining recognition as a provider of sound cross-cultural ministry education.
Keywords Bachelor, Mission
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available Australia / Victoria
Area of Ministry and Focus Mission and Evangelism / Cross-Cultural Mission and History
Residential/Non Residential Residential
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Degree
Cost Range US$100,000 or more
Actual Cost $22,230 (AU)
Bursaries/scholarships available
Actual Length 3 years
Average hours of study per week 35
Methods of instruction Tabor College espouses a holistic method of education and provides an environment where academic learning, spiritual development and service occur together. Formal educational methods include: lectures and interactive sessions, reading, research, preparation of papers and oral presentations, video viewing, practical experiences, field education, group work, reflection, and study for examinations and tests. The educational methods used depend on the nature and level of courses. Informal learning takes place through dialogue and discussion, worship and prayer, and interaction during various opportunities to serve one another and the community.
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.) 85%
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.) 10%
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork). 5%
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 15
Prerequisite Programmes
Other Prerequisites Applicants must meet all entry criteria outlined in the Student Handbook available from the Tabor Victoria website. www.tabor.vic.edu.au.
Qualifications gained Bachelor of Mission Studies
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by
Other Accrediting Bodies Victorian Registration and Qualification Authority