Graduate Certificate in Biblical Languages

Summary information

Course title

Graduate Certificate in Biblical Languages

Postnominals

GCBL

CRICOS code

0

Colleges

  • Catholic Theological College

Overseas students

No

AQF level

Level 8 – Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study mode

  • On campus

Study load

  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Duration

The GCBL is one semester full-time or three semesters part-time.

Cost of study

The GCBL requires completion of 3 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2017 are $2286 per unit or $6858 for a full-time semester (3 units).

Detailed information

What is this course about

The Graduate Certificate in Biblical Languages allows students to acquire knowledge of one or more biblical languages and skills for the analysis and translation of passages in such language(s). It develops techniques for critically engaging with the contexts in which biblical literature was produced and transmitted. Graduates attain knowledge and skills that can be used to contribute to the interpretation of the Bible. The course may be used as a pathway to further biblical study.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Languages

1.    have knowledge of one or more biblical languages and the relevant primary sources, reference works and linguistic concepts;

2.    have skills to analyse the grammar of passages in one or more biblical languages and to articulate the results using standard terminology;

3.    apply their knowledge and skills to the translation of passages in one or more biblical languages into English;

4.    apply their knowledge and skills in the discipline of biblical languages to the task of engaging with the oral and written contexts in which biblical literature was produced and transmitted;

5.    apply their knowledge and skills in the discipline of biblical languages so as to serve preachers and readers of the Bible.

Follow on study

Admission

Admission dates

Admissions for second semester 2017 close on Friday 21 July 2017.

Eligibility requirements

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.

How to apply

How to Enrol

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Biblical Languages consists of 45 points in the discipline of Biblical Languages.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Bachelor gown

Headwear

Black trencher

Hood

None

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