2024 On-Campus Study Options


RTC has some great options for study at our Melbourne campus for Semester 2, 2024 starting Tuesday, 30th July. If you are about to begin study, why not begin with one or more of these?

The Early New Testament Church

This unit surveys of the book of Acts and the major New Testament Epistles, examining their history, context, themes, and theology. Taught by Dr Martin Williams, this is a great entry-level unit to overview the beginnings and expansion of the early church.
Class times: Tuesdays, 10am to 1pm

Principles of Leadership and Management

Dr Murray Capill heads this unit which explores the dynamics of Christian leadership that empower others as leaders and managers. With reflection on biblical principles and patterns of leadership, you’ll become equipped with the principles and processes for leading and managing Christian institutions.
Class times: Thursdays, 1pm to 4pm

The Epistle to the Hebrews

An exploration of this unique epistle and its theologically rich themes as they relate to the covenants, sacrifice, perfection, apostasy, Christology, the cross, and eschatology. Dr Nick Brennan will help students gain a deeper understanding of Hebrews and apply its teaching to contemporary Christian living.

Class times (all students): Tuesdays 10am to 1pm; Greek students only: 2:40pm to 3:30pm .

The Continental Reformation

This unit surveys the major phases and developments in Christian history during the time of the Reformation throughout Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. With a focus on the key players and consequences during this exciting period of world history, you’ll be able to see how its events continue to shape Christianity in the present day and to apply the perspectives from this period to current issues in ministry.

Class times: Wednesdays, 9am to 12pm.

The Doctrine of God and the Work of Christ

Nick Brennan and Martin Williams will lead this exploration of the being and attributes of God, the Holy Trinity, and the life and work of Christ. This key unit is designed to help students begin to interpret the bible theologically and trace the relationship between vital doctrines and the Christian life.

Class times: Thursdays, 9am to 12pm

Pastoral Ministry in Reformed Churches (intensive)

This team-taught intensive is ideal for anyone preparing for ordained ministry in a Reformed Church and an excellent in-service training option for elders, potential elders, ministry workers and pastors in the RTC’s supporting denominations.

Drawing upon the history and convictions of Reformed Churches in Australia and NZ and through reflection on the realities of pastoral ministry, this unit will strengthen your ability to articulate your own call to pastoral ministry and the theological convictions that form the basis for it.


If you are not wanting a degree or diploma, you could consider being an “audit” student (with no assessment or academic credit) for just $300/unit.