1.5 Year Diploma /Advanced Diploma of Ministry
These courses are only available for domestic students.
Worldview has aligned its curriculum so that units studied may be credited towards a number of different awards, depending on your own needs. The following units, or subjects, are offered at Worldview in the DipMin (pathway 1) and AdvDipMin (pathway 2).
Jesus and the Gospels
Old Testament Foundations
Early New Testament Churches
Old Testament Prophets and Writings
History of Missions
Doctrine of God and Person & Work of Christ
Principles and Practice of Hermeneutics
Old Testament Exegesis
New Testament Exegesis
If you have an interest in picking up a unit which is not offered at Worldview, any non-core units may be substituted for other units offered through any of the Australian College of Theology (ACT) affiliated colleges. A number of colleges offer these by distance or intensive mode. Likewise, if you want to credit units towards a different ACT award, for example, an Advanced Diploma of Theology, this option may be available. Contact Denise for more details.
Pathway 1 (IETLS 6.0)
Diploma Of Ministry
The Diploma of Ministry pathway 1 introduces you to the Christian story and message, and provides training which emphasises application and articulation of this story and message in the contemporary world, particularly in a cross-cultural context. Pathway 1 awards will give you a greater breadth of learning compared to the same award in pathway 2. Pathway 2 will give you a greater depth of learning.
All units are taken at 200 level. Unless otherwise stated in the unit outline, for 200 level units in attendance mode each unit normally requires about 105 demand hours over the semester. This is comprised of 26 hours of contact over 7 weeks, 40 hours devoted to general non-assessable reading, and a further 40 hours devoted to assessment tasks such as essays, class presentations and reports.
Pathway 2 (IETLS 6.5)
Advanced Diploma Of Ministry
In the Advanced Diploma of Ministry pathway 2 all units are taken at 300-400 level. Unless otherwise stated in the unit outline, for 300- 400 level units in attendance mode each unit normally requires about 160 demand hours over the semester. This is comprised of 39 hours of contact over 7 weeks, 60 hours devoted to general non-assessable reading, and a further 60 hours devoted to assessment tasks such as essays, class presentations and reports.