Bachelor of Applied Theology

National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level: 7
NQF Credits: 360
Duration: equivalent to 3 years full-time
Regular Intakes: February and July
Modes Available: onsite, distance, part-time, full-time, block courses

Carey’s Bachelor of Applied Theology provides a programme for training people for effective leadership and participation in a wide range of ministry and  mission settings.

A student enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Theology will follow a course of study equivalent to three years full-time, and gain 360 credits,with a minimum of 75 credits at level 7 comprising:

At Least 150 credits from courses in Bible and Theology, including:

At least 120 credits from courses in Mission, Formation  & Ministry, including:

And  MI700 Thematic Integrative Seminar.

The programme produces graduates who:

  • Can use the core tools of theology to critique other disciplines and their own experience.
  • Can critically examine current practice, applying learning to new situations.
  • Can handle documents of Christian Faith with discernment and scholarship.
  • Have developed self-awareness in relation to their spiritual journey.
  • Listen to others’ views, and have a world perspective.
  • Can communicate across cultural boundaries.
  • Have developed the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to serve in a secular world.
  • Integrate learning in determining personal action.
  • Can articulate learning.

Admission to the Bachelor of Applied Theology is open to full-time and part-time students. See the Admission Regulations for full details.

Students who have completed courses at other institutions may be eligible for cross-credits or recognition of current competency.


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