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Academic Studies in Theology Certificate (ASTC)

A perfect introduction to theological study, the ASTC is a flexible, low-cost course accredited by the ACT.

The course can be taken in English or Cantonese.



No prerequisites


Course structure

Eight units of study, available on-campus or online (or a combination).


  • Old Testament survey
  • New Testament survey
  • Christian belief
  • Introducing study skills
  • Developing study skills


  • Biblical Counselling
  • Diaconal Service
  • Practical Ethics
  • Church History
  • The Early Chapters of Genesis
  • The Book of Revelation
  • Calvin and the Westminster Confession
  • The History of Covenant Theology

Time required

One year full-time



Two units of credit towards any PTC undergraduate qualification (eg. DipTh, BMin).




More information available at cert.ptc.edu.au