Private Training EstablishmentCarey Baptist College
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Carey Baptist College
This programme is the perfect starting point if you are wanting to augment your church or ministry work with some introductory theological study. It can be completed in one semester full-time or a longer period part-time. You can gateway to further study in the Diploma or Bachelor’s degree. Learn, grow, be transformed.
The New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies (NZQA accredited) provides a smaller programme for learners who are wanting an initial theological qualification. It is ideally suited to those who may be working within church or ministry settings and who also want to study part-time. Likewise, it is a good starting point for those without previous theological study who may want to continue on to further studies.
This programme is equivalent to six months full-time study, 60 credits,
The New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies will equip you to:
Have an introductory understanding of the Bible and key theological concepts
Apply introductory Biblical knowledge and understanding to disciple individuals or groups in specific settings
Reflect on your own faith journey and identify areas for growth and development
Evaluate specific a ministry/community programme and support the spiritual development needs of specific individuals and/or groups
Identify key Biblical and theological principles that inform what you do in specific ministry/community contexts
Use Biblical and theological knowledge to contribute and lead (formally or informally) in ministry/community contexts and programmes
In order to gain admission all applicants must have achieved one of the following:
IELTS is the preferred English language proficiency test used at Carey. Once the IELTS test is completed the applicant must provide Carey with a copy of their test results prior to acceptance on a programme. The minimum required results are as follows: a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic), or its equivalent in accordance to NZQA Rules 13 Table 2 and/or other NZQA accepted evidence of English language proficiency.