Doctor of Philosophy

Admission requirements: A theological degree + additional prerequisites

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) can allow candidates whose academic background is in fields other than those traditionally related to theology, to pursue research in their primary field of research and integrate their research with knowledge from various Christian traditional theological disciplines.

The degree will equip men and women as beginning researchers in a broad range of fields of study related to the humanities and social sciences and provide a qualification recognised by theological and Bible colleges as well as universities for those who teach in these fields.

AQF level: 10
Full-time: 3 years
Maximum time: 6 years
Credit points: 288
Available to overseas students: yes, CRICOS Code: 076015J
Admission Requirements: A theological degree + additional prerequisites (details here)
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 7.5 overall with a minimum of 7.5 in reading and writing, with 7.0 in listening, and 6.5 in speaking.

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology. For more detailed information on this course see the ACT course overview.


If you are interested in this course, please feel free to contact our registrars for more information here

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Sydney Missionary and Bible College (SMBC) is an Affiliated College of the Australian College of Theology, CRICOS: 02650E
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