Academic Higher Education / Undergraduate Awards

Bachelor of Ministry


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

Modes of Study

Classroom, mixed, online


$49,128 at 2024 fees

Start Date

February, July


The Bachelor of Ministry prepares students for the practice of ministry. It establishes foundations for ministry through the study of scriptures, theological traditions, historical and contemporary contexts. It requires concentrated study in ministry praxis. The Bachelor of Ministry provides a foundation for graduates to understand and articulate their identity and place in the world. It may be possible for students to undertake study in a ministry setting as part of the course.

Course Learning Outcomes

The Bachelor of Ministry consists of 432 points comprised of:

  • 72 points in a discipline or disciplines in Field B (Biblical Studies) which must include at least 18 points in each Testament;
  • 36 points in the discipline of Church History;
  • 72 points in the discipline of Systematic Theology;
  • 36 points in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry);
  • 72 points of units in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies including at least 36 points of Supervised Theological Field Education or Clinical Pastoral Education;
  • An undergraduate Capstone unit worth at least 18 points; and
  • a further 126 points.

Each course of study for the Bachelor of Ministry:

  • must not include more than 216 points at level 1; and
  • must include at least 108 points at level 3 including 36 points at level 3 in a discipline or disciplines in Field D (Theology: Mission and Ministry).



For more information on this course, or to apply for this course at St Barnabas College, contact us today.