36 months
20571 USD/year
4396 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Theology from University of Otago requires three years of full-time or its equivalent in part-time study.


The programme

The Bachelor of Theology from University of Otago can also be completed via Distance Learning. Students are required to take papers in various Theology subjects areas and are also able to include up to five papers from outside Theology in their degree programme.

The degree does not have provision for major or minor subjects, but may be endorsed in Biblical Studies, Christian Thought and History, or Pastoral Studies.

Students are taught by research-active scholars, are expected to undertake a variety of learning experiences and are challenged to develop their intellectual independence. Graduates of the programme are well-informed about the key themes of and approaches to the different areas of study which are encompassed by the subject areas of Theology and have the ability to integrate learning across the range of subject areas of Theology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interpreting the Old Testament
  • Interpreting the New Testament
  • The History of Christianity
  • Doing Theology
  • God and Ethics in the Modern World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Baccalaureate: IB Diploma with a minimum 26 points.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) GCE Advanced Levels: minimum Numerical Score of 8.
  • The numerical scores are normally calculated on the best three A-Level principal subjects (excluding the General Paper) taken at one sitting, or two A-Level passes with two A-Level Subsidiary passes at one sitting.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20571 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20571 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4396 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National: $6,093.00
  • International: $28,512

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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