Eastern College Australia

Programme Detail: Bachelor of Ministry

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Bachelor of Ministry
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number 041582M
Description The Bachelor of Ministry course is designed to prepare people wishing to be involved in the Christian ministry to undertake formal study at the undergraduate level.The structure of the course includes broad philosophical and theoretical approaches to ministry practice as well as the development of task specific skills and outcomes. The organisation of the compulsory component of the course into theoretical and practical core modules gives recognition to this. To ensure that the graduate of the degree is prepared to perform as a competent professional in contemporary society, the course content encompasses both traditional church ministry training models as well as contemporary missional and cross-cultural integration.
Keywords Bachelor, Ministry, Church
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available Australia / Victoria
Area of Ministry and Focus Bible Teaching and Training / Discipling and Training Others; Bible Teaching and Training / Preaching and Communication Skills; Pastoral Encouragement and Counselling / Youth and Students Ministry; Pastoral Encouragement and Counselling / Church Growth and Development
Residential/Non Residential Non 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) 100
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 Ministry
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by
Other Accrediting Bodies Victorian Registration and Qualification Authority