Doctor of Theology

Admission requirements: A theological degree + additional prerequisites

The Doctor of Theology (ThD) is a premier research degree for graduates who are already engaged in the ministerial profession as aspiring teachers in universities and theological colleges in Australia and overseas. The degree is designed to equip men and women as beginning researchers in the traditional fields of theology 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
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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43 Badminton Road, Croydon NSW 2132
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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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