Christian Thought & History

Christian Thought & History is about Christianity – the religion and philosophy based on Jesus Christ and his followers.

This are involves learning about the Bible, the history of Christianity, and different denominations such as Catholicism and Protestantism.

As well as studying Christianity, this area is about Christianity's influence on the world over time.

NZ university majors related to this area

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Biblical historian
  • Church minister
  • Chaplain
  • Counsellor
  • Non-governmental organisation (NGO) worker
  • Christian education teacher
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

138% of national
median earnings


Employment

59%
Employed
3%
Unemployed
30%
Further study
8%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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