About This Course
Looking to make a real difference in the world? The Bachelor of Leadership (Ministry) at Tabor College is your chance to develop the professional leadership and entrepreneurial skills needed to make a positive impact in faith-based organisations and the wider community. This degree is designed for you, the driven and passionate student who wants to lead the charge in evangelism, social justice, social entrepreneurship, and community development.
At Tabor, we pride ourselves on offering a personalised learning experience, with smaller class sizes that allow you to get the most out of your studies. As a student in the Bachelor of Leadership (Ministry) program, you’ll benefit from our reputation in ministry, theology, and applied social sciences, as well as real-world leadership and project experience through theoretical study and applied learning.
With a Bachelor of Leadership (Ministry) degree, you’ll be equipped to cultivate collective leadership and drive change in faith-based organisations and beyond. Our program prepares you to initiate, design, implement, and evaluate effective, responsible, and entrepreneurial leadership activities, making you a valuable asset to any organisation looking to make a difference in the world.
Course Learning Outcomes
Throughout the Bachelor of Leadership (Ministry) program, you will develop the following skills and knowledge:
- Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of contemporary leadership theories, principles, and practices.
- Understand the nature and theological basis of leadership in ministry from a comprehensive perspective.
- Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to analyse and evaluate leadership theory and praxis in faith-based organisations.
- Communicate effectively, presenting clear and coherent ideas with influential communication skills.
- Utilise strategic thinking principles to make informed decisions and promote organisational flourishing.
- Assess and manage organisational communications, marketing, stakeholder engagement, and advocacy efforts.
- Interpret the biblical text critically and consider its implications for contemporary Christian leadership and ministry.
Application of Knowledge and Skills:
- Demonstrate initiative and judgment in planning, problem-solving, and decision-making in leadership, management, and ministry practice contexts.
- Engage in ministry leadership activities in an ethically aware and reflective manner.
- Reflect on personal development and practice as a leader, fostering self-awareness and growth.
Bachelor of Ministry
The Bachelor of Ministry program at Tabor holistically prepares students for vocational and professional roles which bring glory to God through Christian work, in both word and deed.
- MTL101.5 Theory and Practice of Leadership
- MTL103.5 Leading People and Teams
- MTL202.5 Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship
- MTL203.5 Organisational Management and Accountability
- MTL204.7 Strategic Thinking
- MTL205.7 Cultural Intelligence and Stakeholder Engagement
- MTL206.7 Strategic Communications and Marketing
- MTL207.7 Leadership and Financial Intelligence
- MTL209.7 Missional Influencing
- HSS100.5 Professional Communication Skills
- MTO142.5 Internship A
- MTO240.5 Internship B
- MTL220.7 Leadership Project OR MTL221.7 Major Leadership Project
Customize your learning journey by selecting electives from our comprehensive list or, with the approval of the Head of Ministry, from any Tabor bachelor award. These electives will assist you in achieving your personal and vocational goals, provided the following conditions have been met:
- Units are at AQF Level 7 and align with the learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Leadership (Ministry).
- Prerequisites for the chosen units have been satisfied.
- Approval has been granted by the relevant course coordinator.
Ensure to include at least one level 7 elective from the MTX suite of units to enrich your learning experience.
- MTL207.7 Leadership and Financial Intelligence
- MTL208.7 Fundraising
- MTW253.7 Leadership for Mission and Ministry
- MTG200.7 Interpreting the Old Testament
- MTG201.7 Interpreting the New Testament1
- MTR290.7 Theological Reflection
- 1 x Exegesis for Theology and Proclamation Unit*
- 1 x Theology in Context Unit**
- MTW255.7 Preaching
- HSC102.7 Working with Mental Health
- HSC103.7 Working with Grief and Loss
- HSY201.7 Youth Politics and Policy
* MTG202.7 ETP: Pentateuch, MTG203.7 ETP: Prophets, MTG204.7 ETP: Synoptic Gospels, MTG205.7 ETP: Romans
** MTG230.7 TIC: Trinity and Creation, MTG231.7 TIC: Christ and the Kingdom, MTG232.7 TIC: Spirit and the Church, MTG234.7 TIC: Public Christianity
Options vary and are subject to availability.
How long does it take?
3 years (36 months) full-time or part-time equivalent.
What do I need for entry?
Completion of ‘Tabor Early Entry’ criteria (NOT dependent on ATAR)
Qualify for mature age entry
When can I start?
Semester 1 – February
Semester 2 – July
Diploma of Leadership (Ministry) after 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent.
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Faculty of Ministry Practice
Phone:1300 482 267