Units on offer in 2018

As an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology, Malyon College is approved to deliver the following Units of the ACT (CRICOS 02650E)

2018 Semester 1 | UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE UNITS

Bible and Language units of study

OT Foundations |
OT301/501/D
God’s wonderful plan of redemption will unfold as you examine his promises and dealings with individuals and the nation of Israel.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: OT301/D | OT501/D
Jesus and the Gospels |
NT201/301/501/D
Survey the background, purposes and themes of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. (Tuesday Evening Lectures)
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: NT201D | NT301/501/D
Biblical Hebrew A  | LA003a/D The first instalment of learning the skills to interpret Hebrew words in the Old Testament, enabling you to form your own view on the identity, meaning, and theological significance of key words.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: LA003A/D
Intermediate Greek | LA010 LA010 Intermediate Greek is an advanced elective biblical language unit in the Department of Bible and Languages.  It entails a study of Greek grammar and syntax beyond the levels achieved in LA004, and exposes the student to a wider range of Koine Greek literature selected from the New Testament, the Septuagint and other early non-biblical Christian literature. Available by attendance mode only.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: LA010
Genesis
(English Exegesis) |
OT429/629/D
Understand the background, purposes, and themes of Genesis and how its message impacts ministry in our vastly different world.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: OT429/D | OT629/D
Romans (Greek) |
NT439/639/D
Develop your skills in exegetical methodology and reflect upon the themes and features of Romans to equip you for a more accurate engagement with the issues facing the contemporary church.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: NT439 | NT439D | NT639 | NT639D

Christian Thought units of study

The Reformation in Europe & Britain | CH424/624/D Discover the causes and nature of the Reformation in Europe and Britain, its theological impact and implications for contemporary Christianity.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: CH424 | CH424D | CH624 | CH624D
The Knowledge of God |
TH401/601/D
Explore how we can know the being and acts of God at all and it rehearses the faithful performance of this epistemology in Christian life, ministry and mission.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: TH401/D | TH601/D

Ministry and Practice units of study

Foundations of Christian Influence |
MCP21/31/51/D
Learn about the biblical principles of leadership, applied to the Australian context.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: MCP21D | MCP31/51/D
Theology for Everyday Life | PC421/621/D Enables students to make much deeper connections between what we believe as Christians and the way we live our everyday lives – in a very broad sense, to cultivate reflective Christians who will be distinctly, recognisably and intentionally Christian on a 24/7 basis.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PC421 | PC421D | PC621 | PC621D
Pastoral Care Field Education |
PC443/643/D
Address important issues connected with providing pastoral care as you participate in various church activities.
Guided Spiritual Formation | PC449/649/D This unit guides students into deeper intimacy with God by examining how to be effective in ministry, to articulate a philosophy of ministry, and to reflect on what God is doing in their life and through their vocation.
Mission Perspectives |
EM301/501/D
Gain an understanding of the biblical, historical, cultural and strategic perspectives on mission in the contemporary world.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: EM301/D | EM501/D
Principles of Evangelism |
EM324/524/D
The practice and methodology of evangelism in ministry and everyday life.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: EM324 | EM324D | EM524 | EM524D
Church Planting |
EM426/626i (Intensive only)
Explore and analyse the theology and practice of church planting. (Intensive 29th Jan – 2nd Feb 2018).
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: EM426i | EM626i
Introduction to Children’s Ministry |
DM320D/DM520D (on-line only)
Be introduced to the essential factors of children’s ministry based on biblical perspectives of children and develop ministry practice skills. (On-line only)
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: DM320D | DM520D
Youth in the Churches | DM411/611/D Examine biblical and theological foundations for church based youth ministry initiatives and forming ministry practice models.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: DM411/D | DM611/D
Chaplaincy in Educational Setting |
DM414D/614D
Realise the life-long value and benefits of guiding and assisting teenagers to make good and wise decisions. (On-line + includes a 2 day intensive).
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: DM414D | DM614D
Christian Spirituality | PC230D/330/530/D | Launch & Interns only Provides students with developing a basic understanding or ‘theology’ of Christian Spirituality and introduces them to both the major historical expressions of this and the spiritual disciplines.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PC330 (Launch) | PC230D | PC330D | PC530D

2018 Semester 1 | POSTGRADUATE UNITS

Interpreting Deuteronomy
OT789i | Unit Lecturer: A.J Culp
Semester 1 | Intensive only – 19-23 March This unit seeks to equip the student with better exegetical skills, greater knowledge and understanding of critical and interpretive issues, ability in forming  reasoned views in critical and debated matters, a more  thoughtful biblical theology, and an ability to use Deuteronomy in pastoral ministry. (Intensive only)
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: OT789-4i | OT789-6i
Denominational (Baptist) History
CH759i/D | Lecturer: Dr Anne Klose
Semester 1 | Intensive, 12-16 March Enter into the rich historical and theological heritage of the Baptist movement, addressing issues that continue to have contemporary relevance.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: CH759-4i | CH759-6i | CH759-4D | CH759-6D
Preaching Romans PC789i | Lecturer: Dr Michael Raiter Semester 1 | Intensive only, 26-29 March Explore approaches and contemporary forms of preaching from Romans.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: PC789-4 and PC789-6i
Theological Conference Participation TH702D | Lecturer: Andrew Dunstan  On-line Only  Tutoring and guidance of all aspects of the process of identifying a topic, and to submit an abstract for, and presenting of a paper at a theological conference.
Research Methods for Ministry | RMo91D On-line Only This unit aims to introduce students to social scientific research methods so they can use them within the framework of Practical Theology in their ministry context.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: RM091D
Intro to Research Methods | RM095D On-line Only The purpose of this unit is to assist candidates to plan and design a research project/thesis in the areas of Biblical studies, theology and Church history. It aims to introduce candidates to the discipline of research methods, including developing and undertaking a research project. Although a requirement of the BTh (Honours) course this unit also serves as a creditable introduction to research methods for Bible Languages (LA), Old Testament (OT), New Testament (NT), Theology (TH) or Church History (CH) research projects/theses in the MA (Theol) and M.Div.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: RM095D-4 and RM095D-6

KeyD = avail by Distance/Online; i = Intensive