Graduate Diploma of Divinity (GradDipDiv)

Admission requirements: A bachelor degree or equivalent

The GradDipDiv will suit anyone who is looking to be better equipped to serve in a local church or for those wishing to use their profession on the mission field and require some foundational theological education. It provides a broad understanding of the Bible, Church History, Theology with some Ministry and Practice units.

Course AQF level: 8 (units are taken at  level 7/8)​
Full-time: 1 year
Maximum time: 4 years
Credit points: 96
Available to overseas students: yes
Admission Requirements: A non-theological 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 country experience.
Note: This course can be completed entirely by evening lectures, including at our Northern Beaches Centre. This course may also be completed by intensive mode study. Credit gained from the GDDiv can be transferred potentially towards the Master of Divinity or the Master of Arts (Christian Studies) (depending upon unit choices) within 10 years of completion.

For more detailed information on this course see the ACT course overview

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


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SMBC, PO Box 83
43 Badminton Road, Croydon NSW 2132
T +61 2 9747 4780
Sydney Missionary and Bible College is an affiliated college with the Australian College of Theology
ACT Cricos Code Provider: 02650E
ABN: 11 000 047 950