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Bachelor of Contemporary Ministry (Korean Language)

Alphacrucis College New Zealand and Alphacrucis International College

Subject area

Religious Studies

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Entry requirements

Candidates must meet requirements for academic capability, Korean language proficiency and age requirements.

5.1.1. Academic Requirements

NZ Citizens and Permanent Residents
Candidates for the BCMin (Korean Language) may have been educated in New Zealand or Korea.
If educated in New Zealand the candidate will meet requirement A (University Entrance) or requirement B (Mature Age).
If educated in Korea the candidate must meet requirement C.
A. NZ University Entrance Requirements

B. Mature Age Entry
A person who does not hold a university entrance qualification but who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and is aged 20+ years on or before the first day of semester in which a proposed programme of study is offered is eligible to apply for Special Admission.

C. Korean University Entrance
Evidence of previous tertiary qualifications; or
Candidates need to provide their Scholastic Ability Test (SAT) results. Candidates with a combined result greater than 60% will be accepted. Candidates with a lower result may apply for consideration in which they will present a selection of results from secondary education.

Language Requirements

NZ Citizens and Permanent Residents
Candidates must provide evidence for at least one of the following criteria:

1. Native Korean speaker with education in Korea to secondary level and with University Entrance to a Korean University
2. Completion of a degree programme in Korean Language at a recognized Korean University
3. A certificate in the Test Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) Level 4 or above

Korean International Students:
Candidates must provide evidence for the following criterion:

1. Native Korean speaker with education in Korea to secondary level and with University Entrance to a Korean University

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide:
A sound theological undergraduate qualification to meet the increasing demand of the Pentecostal constituency for ministry education;
A qualification used by students who also achieve other professional degrees because they want to construct a robust Christian worldview that will enhance their service in their chosen profession;
A qualification that articulates into higher level ministry and theological qualifications;
Korean NZ Residents with opportunity to obtain theological education in NZ using their primary language. This may be for any of the following purposes:
- to obtain a qualification required for ministry employment in churches, mission organisations or other Christian ministry agencies in NZ or overseas.
- to obtain skills and knowledge required for volunteering in a wide range of Christian agencies in NZ or overseas.
to obtain an undergraduate degree as a basis for carrying on to postgraduate study and research in NZ or overseas
- personal interest and development.
Korean Churches in NZ with the opportunity to professionally develop current and future staff with the capability of working in the churches and to become involved in starting new congregations or churches.
The Korean community in NZ with the opportunity to preserve Korean language through education in a subject area that has significant community, cultural and personal significance.
International students with the opportunity to do theological study in New Zealand. This may be for any of the following purposes:
- to complete all or a part of their studies in an overseas context before returning to Korea for employment or further study
- to do the study with the intention of future migration to NZ.
Additional educational pathways for the network of Korean churches and communities in New Zealand, Australia and Korea as well as other countries.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Philosophy and Religious Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 580 1500
Fax: (09) 579 5150

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