Graduate Certificate of Divinity

Admission requirements: A bachelor degree or equivalent

The SMBC Graduate Certificate of Divinity (GCDiv) is a great opportunity to ‘fill up the tank’ and go further in your ministry journey. Ideal for those already with a 3 year theological degree and some ministry or mission experience, these tailored pathways will allow you to dig deeper, explore issues and hone your skills at an advanced level.

SMBC pathways are available in: Pastoral Leadership; Biblical Preaching; Advanced Exegesis; and Intercultural Studies. Alternatively, you can design your own bespoke pathway with any AQF level 8/9 units offered at SMBC.

As well as providing professional development opportunities, the Graduate Diploma can lead to further study, for example, Graduate Diploma of Divinity, Master of Divinity, Master of Intercultural Studies, Master of Ministry, Master of Missional Leadership, or Master of Theological Studies.

Course AQF level: 8
Full-time: 0.5 year
Maximum time: 2 years
Credit points: 48
Delivery mode: units that can credit towards this course are delivered in a variety of on-campus and off-campus, intensive and seminar options
Available to overseas students: no
Admission Requirements: 
Academic Qualifications: Completed 3 year bachelor degree or equivalent
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

Learn more and view proposed unit schedules here

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology. For more detailed information on this course see the ACT course overview and ACT Coursework Course Enrolment Policy.

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