Bachelor of Ministries

Laidlaw College Incorporated

Subject area

Religious Studies

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Entry requirements

The minimum age is 18. Applicants must have a minimum of 42 NCEA credits at level 3 or higher on the NQF, which must include a minimum of 14 credits at Level 3 or higher in each of two subjects from the approved subject list. Special admission may be applied for those who do not have university entrance qualifications but are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents and are aged 20+. Overseas students require a minimum of 6.5 IELTS (academic), with a minimum of 6.0 in writing. A waiver for IELTS may be applied if the applicant has already received a degree from an accredited English speaking institution.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have been equipped for Christian ministries. They will have been taught to use the Scriptures to sustain spiritual growth and will have been encouraged to consider differing views in coming to a reasoned understanding of the Christian faith.

What graduates earn

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


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (09) 836 7800
Phone: (09) 836 7800
Fax: (0800) 999777

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