Bachelor of Theology / Bachelor of Global Studies

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

The Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Global Studies is a double degree for people not only interested in theology but also the global social, political, cultural, environmental and economic changes. This course offers an international education, with students recommended to study abroad and/or do an internship that provides international work experience and networks. The Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Global Studies offers students with a unique opportunity to study abroad (ACU has over 60 partner institutions around the world), or gain valuable international workplace experience with one of our internship partners. Students will also study the Catholic theological tradition with an ecumenical and inter-faith perspective, as well as its relationship to other traditions and the potential for responding to the demands of the present and future. Students have the opportunity to study a Diploma of Languages in either Spanish or Italian alongside their degree to further enhance their employment opportunities.

Course Fee:

International: $90,880

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; NSW Assumed knowledge: 2 units of English (any) (Band 3); QLD Prerequisites: English (4, SA); VIC Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English.


320 credit points. Students will undertake international study, exchange or an internship in their 3rd year of study.

Subjects you can Study:

Theology; Global studies

Study Pathways:

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or other relevant postgraduate study.

Further information:

Career opportunities include: religious and non-religious organisations; public sector (local and international); government service (including diplomatic service); the United Nations and other international organisations; social entrepreneurship and companies with a global outreach; international relations; journalism (including travel journalism), travel and tourism.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) No info No Full time 4 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Part time 8 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Full time 4 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Part time 8 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Full time 4 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) No info No Part time 8 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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