Graduate Diploma of Divinity

The Grad Dip Div allows students who have a non-theological degree to explore the Christian story and message at an advanced level.
The course provides knowledge and training applicable to the contemporary world.

GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES

The Grad Dip Div introduces graduate students to the sources and content of the Christian story and message at an advanced level. It provides training which combines articulation of this story and message with their application and practice in the contemporary world.

The course is based on the disciplines by which knowledge of God is developed and articulated in the fields of:

  • Bible & Languages (LA, OT, NT, BB)
  • Christian Thought & History (TH, CH, PE)

It also includes units in the disciplines by which knowledge of God is applied to guide Christian practice in the three areas of the field of Ministry and Practice:

  • Evangelism & Missiology (EM)
  • Pastoral & Church Focused Ministry (PC)
  • Developmental Ministry (DM)

Through elective units students can:

  • Develop understanding in the Bible and Christian Thought & History
  • Develop particular ministry skills in the three areas of the field of Ministry & Practice

COURSE RULES

Primary Course Discipline

Electives

60cps elective units from any field
at least 36cps at Level 8 or above

* Co and/or pre-requisites apply

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Academic Qualifications

  • Completed Degree: 3-year bachelor or equivalent
  • Interview: All new students are interviewed to understand how the college can support their study goals.

Language Qualifications for NESB

  • IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.