Certificate Courses

Academic Studies in Theology Certificate

Mary Andrews College offers the Australian College of Theology’s (ACT) Academic Studies in Theology Certificate (ASTC). This course is a preparatory and enabling pre-diploma program. It will give you a general foundation of biblical knowledge and a strong basis for developing practical ministry skills. The Academic Studies in Theology Certificate is an approved course for Centrelink Austudy and Abstudy payments, when taken by eligible students in a full-time load or at least 75% of a full-time load. A full-time load is four units per semester.

Academic Studies in Theology Certificate

  • Five core units, plus three elective units
  • These eight units must be passed in order to receive the Academic Studies in Theology Certificate. (Certificate courses are assessed at a lower level than the Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses.)

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Certificate in Theology

Certificate courses are designed for those who want to grow in their understanding of the Bible, ministry skills and confidence. Mary Andrews College offers the Australian College of Theology’s (ACT) Certificate In Theology. This course will give you a general foundation of biblical knowledge and a strong basis for developing practical ministry skills. The aim of this course is to stimulate the interest of alert and inquiring minds, and the faith life of Christians. It focuses less on academic scholarship, and more on enabling students to develop an understanding about how Christian theology can be applied to contemporary life.

Certificate In Theology

  • Three core units, plus three elective units
  • These six units must be passed in order to receive the Certificate in Theology. (The Certificate in Theology is assessed at a lower level than the Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses.)

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