A Bachelor of Theology at the University of Newcastle provides an extensive study of the world's diverse religious traditions.

Bachelor of Theology

What you will study

What you will study

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Studying theology in a university environment offers choice in direction and course offerings, allowing you to determine your own unique learning and career path. Theology provides a solid foundation for careers ranging from teaching to non-profit management, media and publishing to politics.

Theology courses focus on the sacred texts, history, rituals and beliefs of the world's religious traditions.  Students may also complete directed and elective courses from a broad range of humanities and liberal arts disciplines such as classics, history, philosophy, sociology and anthropology.

FIRST YEAR COURSES INCLUDE:
  • World Religions
  • Theology: Searching The Spiritual
  • Introduction to the Scrolls and Scriptures
  • Christianity: History of a Global Religion
SECOND YEAR COURSES INCLUDE:
  • The Many Faces of Jesus
  • Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • Reading Scrolls and Scriptures: Methodologies
  • Religious Ethics
THIRD YEAR COURSES INCLUDE:
  • Modern Theology
  • Scrolls and Scriptures: Uses and Abuses
  • Religion in a Secular World
  • Theology: Work Integrated Learning

 

For more detailed information about the Bachelor of Theology, please refer to the handbook.

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