Bachelor of Ministry

The Bachelor of Ministry offers units in Personal Transformation, Pastoral & Spiritual Care, Mental Health Response and an Introduction to Pastoral Ministry & Theology. You will receive training in advanced pastoral ministry practices, preparing you for leading ministry roles in and out of the context of the local Church. Those who have completed this degree will also be professionally qualified to work in Chaplaincy positions. Students in the Bachelor of Ministry program are invited to participate in Planetshakers Cape Town Conference, and planetBOOM conferences in Townsville and Brisbane.


Course Duration

3 years (Full Time students)

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Associate Degree of Theology and Ministry or equivalent.

English Proficiency

Applicants whose entry qualifications were obtained in an institution where English is not the language of instruction normally require a minimum IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in all bands of the test. A student can be admitted provisionally into the Associate Degree of Theology and Ministry when they have an IELTS result of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in all bands of the test.

Future Pathways

Students with the Bachelor of Ministry may continue on to the Master of Leadership or Master of Arts.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Ministry, you will have:

Developed an understanding of the structures, processes, strategies, and philosophy of ministry in the 21st century Church

Gained Biblical insights and training for pastoral and counselling ministry

Learned principles of personal and ministerial discipleship including children, youth, families and new Christians

Undertaken study in Mental Health issues and responses

Assisted with the running of Planetshakers Conferences around the world

Subject Outline

*International students are welcome to enquire with the team regarding application into these focus areas.

Next Step

Apply today! Or for more information, submit a general enquiry for a member of our academic team to get in touch with you.

Planetshakers College
129 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC 3006
PO Box 5171
South Melbourne VIC 3205
+61 3 9896 7999

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Provider Name: Sydney College Divinity
CRICOS Provider Name: Sydney College Divinity
CRICOS Provider Code: 02948J TEQSA
Provider ID: PRV12045