Under-Graduate Pathway for Ordination

Ordination Pathway 2: Under-Graduate Studies

The completion of a three year (full-time equivalent) undergraduate Bachelor degree in theological or ministry studies from a Denominational or Partner College of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. The total demand in learning hours is approximately 3600 hours (24 subjects x 150 hours).

Candidates may transfer from the VET pathway to the undergraduate pathway following the completion of the VET Diploma and enter the second year of a Bachelor degree. (N.B. Two years at VET level is equivalent to one year of a Bachelor degree)

List of subjects to be completed at Under-Graduate level in Pathway 2


  • Old Testament Introduction
  • New Testament Introduction
  • Biblical Interpretation/Exegesis
  • Old Testament Unit
  • New Testament Unit

Church History

  • Church History Survey
  • Wesleyan History


  • Introduction to Theology
  • Wesleyan Theology
  • Advanced Theology Unit
  • Ethics or Apologetics

Practical Ministry

  • Introductory to Preaching
  • Theology and Practice of Worship
  • Church Administration and Management
  • Evangelism
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Christian Leadership
  • Pastoral Care and Counselling
  • Field Education Unit
  • Church Planting
  • Introduction to Christian Education or Introduction to Pastoral Ministry
  • Missions or Cross Cultural Ministry
  • Elective in Field of Ministry
  • Elective in Field of Ministry

Required Denominational Modules

  • Wesleyan Methodist Handbook
  • Chairmanship