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 2 | UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE UNITS

Bible and Language units of study

OT Old Testament Prophets & Writings |
OT302/502/D
Discover the passion and wisdom of God’s revelation to Israel and the nations expressed through the Old Testament Prophets and Writings.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: OT302/D | OT502/D
Early New Testament Church |
NT202/302/502/D
Gain an overview of the contents, themes and theology of the various biblical books about and for the early New Testament church.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: NT202D | NT302/D and NT502/D
Biblical Hebrew B | LA003b/D The second 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: LA003b/D
Intro to New Testament Greek | LA002 Introduction to New Testament Greek is introductory biblical language unit in the Department of Bible and Languages.  It entails a study of Greek grammar and syntax selected from the New Testament, the Septuagint and other early non-biblical Christian literature. Available by attendance mode only.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: LA002
Romans
(English Exegesis) |
NT429/629/D
Understand the background, purposes, and themes of the book of Romans and how its message impacts ministry in our vastly different world.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: NT429 | NT429D | NT629 | NT629D
1 Peter & The Revelation (Greek) |
NT438/638/D
Develop your skills in Greek exegetical methodology and reflect upon the themes and features of 1 Peter and Revelation to equip you for a more accurate engagement with the issues facing the contemporary church.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: NT438 | NT438D | NT638 | NT638D

Christian Thought units of study

Early Church History | CH305/505/D Take a bird’s eye view of the life of the Church from its inception until the Council of Chalcedon in 451AD.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: CH305 | CH305D | CH505 | CH505D
The Doctrines of God & Work of Christ |
TH402/602/D
Begin to formulate a coherent understanding of the gospel (usually called systematic theology) and then assists them to begin thinking through its ramifications for their everyday lives.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: TH402/D | TH602/D

Ministry and Practice units of study

Integrating Faith & Work |
MCE41/61/D
This unit will explore the theological, cultural and pragmatic principles under girding the stewarding of one’s vocation toward restraining sin and promoting shalom.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: MCE41 | MCE41D | MCE61 | MCE61D
Christian Worldview |
PE201/310/510/D
Develop an understanding of worldviews and explore the application of a Christian worldview to a variety of areas relevant to Christian ministry and life.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PE201D | PE310 | PE310D | PE510 | PE510D
Congregational Field Education |
PC442/642/D
Learn to integrate theory with practice while participating in complex ministries in a local church setting.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: PC442D and PC642D
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.
Pastoral Skills & Methods | PC403/603/D Develop counselling principles and skills, which are useful for pastoral care roles.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PC403/D | PC603/D
Practical Ministry Field Education (general) |
PC244D/444D/644D
Gain practical experience in various ministry tasks while engaging in personal and theological reflection.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PC244D | PC444D | PC644D
Practical Ministry Field Education (for Educational Setting) |
PC444D/644D
Gain practical experience in various ministry tasks within an educational setting while engaging in personal and theological reflection.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PC444D | PC644D
Chaplaincy Skills |
PC452D/652D
Learn the perspectives and competencies necessary for effective chaplaincy (Education), focusing on holistic care. (On-line + includes a 2 day intensive).
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PC452D | PC652D 
Introductory Preaching |
PC447/647/D
Take a step by step approach to learning the fundamentals of preparing and delivering a biblical sermon.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: PC447D/647D
Mission Perspectives |
EM201D/301D/501D
Launch & Interns Only
Gain an understanding of the biblical, historical, cultural and strategic perspectives on mission in the contemporary world.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: EM201D | EM301D | EM501D

2018 Semester 2 | POSTGRADUATE UNITS

Interpreting Wisdom Literature | OT789i

Intensive Only – 20-24 August

Lecturer: Dr Tremper Longman

Based primarily on the wisdom texts of Job, Ecclesiastes and Proverbs, this course addresses a range of key issues in connection with the concept of wisdom in the Old Testament and its place in Israelite society.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDE: OT789-4i and OT789-6i
Contemporary Pastoral Relationships | PC779i/D

Intensive – 3-7 September

Lecturer: Rev Dr John Sweetman

Learn suitable responses in situations requiring relationship skills; analyse church conflict situations; conflict management strategies for particular conflicts; important principles of team ministry; and to establish and develop mentoring relationships that enable the empowerment of mentorees.
CLICK FOR UNIT GUIDES: PC779-4i | PC779-6i | PC779-4D | PC779-6D | Please contact office for Capstone and Pastoral Program guides.
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: RM095-4D and RM095-6D

KeyD = avail by Distance/Online; i = Intensive