Course Description

CSU's globally recognised Bachelor of Theology fosters the search for meaning and spiritual depth in the context of cultural and religious pluralism in contemporary Australia. Connect history with emerging practice, learn about ways in which God speaks, explore ways the Church has spoken about God, reflect carefully on your speech about God, and combine theory with practice in communicating God's care for the world in your own contexts. Study support is readily available throughout your exploration of theology.


1 year full time, 2 years part time

Starting dates

March, July, September

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 78.0% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 83.8% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.0% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Charles Sturt University (CSU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 79.9% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 13.6% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $65,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 022012C

Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Theology
Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia, or New Zealand citizens:

Applicants should have one of the following for admission to the CSU Bachelor of Theology:

an ATAR of 65 or higher, or

successful study at university level (minimum two subjects), or

TAFE Cert III or higher VET qualification or equivalent industry qualifications, or

successful completion of TAFE Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) or a bridging program, or

relevant industry experience of at least two years - this may include, but is not limited to, Church or NGO-type ministry, nursing or related healthcare professions ("the caring professions"), and school teaching at any level, or

partial completion of TAFE Diploma level study (minimum 50 per cent).