The Bachelor of Ministry is a practical, grassroots ministry degree aimed at equipping students for real-life missional contexts. In this degree, students will gain a strong biblical and theological foundation, while focusing on the practice of ministry.

The Bachelor of Ministry is tailored for God’s people who are seeking to develop ministry skills that work in both church and community. ACOM’s spiritual formation process is interwoven throughout this degree, with the aim of enhancing the overall personal and spiritual development of students, challenging them to delve deeply into their relationship with God.

Course Information

Course: Bachelor of Ministry (BMin)
Accrediting Body: Sydney College of Divinity
Australian Quality Framework Level: AQF 7
School: School of Bible, Theology and Ministry

Number of Units: 24 units/ 216 credit points (CP)
Study Mode: Online (with facilitated learning opportunities)
Course Duration: 3 years full-time or up to 9 years part-time

Course Plan


16 core units
/ Introduction to the Old Testament
/ Introduction to the New Testament
/ Hermeneutics
/ The Four Gospels
/ Introduction to Theology
/ The Church
/ The Person and Work of Christ
/ The Spirit of Life
/ Spiritual Formation 1 (Personal Transformation)
/ Spiritual Formation 2 (Community Transformation)
/ Spiritual Formation 3 OR another Spirituality elective
/ Introduction to Christian History
/ The Restoration Movement (Churches of Christ only) OR C&MA Distinctives (Christian & Missionary Alliance only)
/ Introduction to Discipleship
/ Introduction to Pastoral Care
/ Supervised Ministry

8 elective units


/ Christian Life and Ministry
/ Christian Spirituality
/ Mission
/ Pastoral Theology
/ Biblical Studies
/ Theology

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