Bachelor of Theology (BTh)

Bachelor of Theology

Bachelor of Theology Program Overview

At Nisibis, our Bachelor of Theology program is designed to provide students with a profound understanding of theological concepts and their application in contemporary society. This degree is ideal for those seeking to deepen their faith, pursue a career in ministry, or engage in theological scholarship.

Award Summary

Course Title

Bachelor of Theology

AQF Level

AQF 7 – Bachelor Degree



Entrance Requirements

ATAR of 65
Mature Age Entry for 21+

Course Duration

3 years full-time or up to 9 years part-time

Course Delivery

Online and face-to-face at our Horsley Park Campus

Course Structure

216 credit points (24 course units) at AQF 7 level (7100–7200 series)

  • one sub-major (36 credit points) in Biblical Studies; one sub-major (36 credit points) in Humanities in the Christian Tradition (or in sub-disciplines) or Christian Life and Ministry (or in sub-disciplines); and, one sub-major (36 credit points) in Systematic Theology
  • two of these sub-majors must be extended to majors of six course units each (54 credit points)
  • one course unit (9 credit points) in Church History
  • four course units (36 credit points) in Christian Life and Ministry

Disciplines: Biblical Studies, Humanities in the Christian Tradition (Church History, Philosophy), Christian Life and Ministry (Christian Spirituality, Mission, Pastoral Counselling, Pastoral Theology, Worship and Liturgy), Theology (Systematic Theology, Christian Ethics, Worship and Liturgy)

Sub-Disciplines: Biblical Studies, Christian Ethics, Christian Spirituality, Church History, Mission, Pastoral Counselling, Pastoral Theology, Philosophy, Systematic Theology, Worship and Liturgy.
Articulation to Other SCD Awards
Students may articulate to the Bachelor of Theology (Honours) provided they meet the entry requirements.


Introduction to Theology

Critical Thinking & Writing in Theological Studies

Introduction to the New Testament

The Sacraments


Syriac 1

Introduction to the Old Testament

Introduction to Christian Doctrines

Syriac 2


Peshitta Studies 1

Introduction to Christian Worship

The Person and Work of Christ

Eastern Christian Hymnody


Early Church Fathers (Assyrian)

History of the Early Church

Peshitta Studies 2

The Four Gospels


Marriage, Family and Sexual Ethics
Sources & Principles of Christian Ethics
Pauline Literature
Liturgical Rites


Sacraments 2
The Human Person
Introduction to Christian Spirituality
History of the Church in the Modern Era
Last modified: 13 June 2024

Comments are closed.