Regulations - Arts


The Degree of Bachelor of Theology – BTheol

New admissions into the Degree of Bachelor of Theology were suspended in 2014. Students who have a current enrolment in this qualification should contact their faculty regarding completion.

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Duration and Total Points Value

1 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of six full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 360 points, unless credit is granted under the Admission Regulations and/or the Credit Regulations.

Structure and Content

2 Of the 360 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

a at least 255 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Theology Schedule, including 180 points above Stage I of which at least 75 points must be above Stage II

and

b a student who has been exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules must substitute 30 points from courses available for this degree.

c Up to 45 points may be taken from courses in the Bachelor of Arts Schedule with the approval of the Academic Head or nominee.

d Up to 30 points may be taken from courses in other Bachelor programmes offered at this University.

General Education Exemptions

3 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules who has:

either

(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution

or

(ii) commenced study for this degree at a tertiary institution before 1 January 2006

or

(iii) been admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of 240 points or more.

b (i) 30 points from courses offered in either the General Education Open Schedule or the General Education Faculty Schedule approved for this degree or from a combination of these schedules.

(ii) In order to complete the requirements for General Education students must pass the Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

c A student admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of between 120 and 235 points inclusive must pass:

(i) 15 points from courses offered in the General Education Schedules

and

(ii) a further 15 points from courses available for this degree.

d A student who has been fully or partially exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules is nonetheless required to complete the Academic Integrity course.

Conjoint Degrees

4 Special arrangements apply where this degree is taken as a component degree of an approved conjoint combination. The specific requirements and a complete list of the conjoint degrees available are set out in the Conjoint Degrees section of the University Calendar.

Variations

5 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

6 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2014. The 2006 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Theology were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Theology (BTheol) Schedule

Stage I courses: THEOLOGY 101–107, 135, 136, 175, 176

Stage II courses: THEOLOGY 200, 201, 210–213, 215, 219, 221–227, 231–234, 254, 255

Stage III courses: THEOLOGY 300–308, 310–313, 315, 319, 321–327, 330–335, 354, 355

BTheol must include:

60 points: THEOLOGY 103, 104, 107, 201

15 points from THEOLOGY 301, 303, 304, 306, 308, 330

60 points from THEOLOGY 310–313, 315, 319, 321–327, 331–335, 354, 355

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