The Bachelor of Theology (Honours) is a one-year programme for high-achieving students who have completed the Bachelor of Theology pass degree or equivalent. Undertake a focused research project framed by one-on-one supervision with one of our internationally-recognised academic staff, and engage in an in-depth study of an area of theology or biblical studies in which you are particularly interested. As part of the honours degree, you will:establish a strong foundation for higher degree research by learning more about research methods and strategies used in theologyexplore in depth either a classical theological text or a substantial contemporary workexamine a key theological theme (creation, revelation, salvation, liberation) and/or specific moral or ethical question (global poverty, work, care for the environment, the family, forgiveness)write a thesis that adds to the knowledge base of the discipline. Aside from expanding your knowledge, a theology honours degree will give you an edge in an increasingly competitive job market. You will enhance your capacity across high-level research, as well as your writing and problem solving skills – highly transferable skills that employers have identified as the necessary skill-sets for sustaining a long, distinguished and personally rewarding career.
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).