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Courses

From undergraduate diplomas through to postgraduate research degrees, whether full-time or part-time, SMBC offers academic depth with flexibility.  All our courses have solid biblical foundations and preparation for ministry, but each course has different requirements and emphasis. All courses are Australian College of Theology (ACT) courses, except for the Certificate in Bible and Mission (CBM) and the Introductory Certificate in Christian Studies (ICCS), which are SMBC awards. Please go to Units for information on our individual units (subjects).

**In ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of the Higher Education relief package, the Australian federal government is continuing its exemption for undergraduate courses from FEE-HELP's 20% loan fee till 31 December 2022 (there is no loan fee for units of study in Postgraduate courses.). The loan fee exemption will reduce the total debt of students accessing FEE-HELP by 20% for units with a census date in 2022.**


Announcement: Vaccination requirement in place for on-campus attendance in Semester 1, 2022.  

In 2022 our lecturers will be continuing, as we have over the last couple of years, to offer off-campus study (live online classes) to ensure all people who want to study with us, can do so, and continue to do so.

Because of our context, being a residential and community-based college with numerous identified vulnerable to COVID people living onsite (infants, immunocompromised and older people), and to reduce the possibility of a widespread outbreak, the College Board has implemented a temporary requirement for people to be double COVID vaccinated (unless a person has an approved medical exemption) for our on-campus study option in Semester 1, 2022. Further details of SMBC's COVID-19 response can be found here


As an Affiliated College of the Australian College of Theology, Sydney Missionary & Bible College (SMBC) is approved to deliver the following courses of the ACT (CRICOS 02650E):

(Note: Other courses, than those listed below, that SMBC is accredited by the ACT to offer are: Diploma of Ministry, Diploma of Christian Studies, Advanced Diploma of Ministry, Advanced Diploma of Theology, Associate Degree of Theology, Bachelor of Ministry (Hons), Bachelor of Theology (Hons), Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Ministry, Master of Arts (Christian Studies), Master of Ministry and Master of Divinity/Graduate Diploma of Divinity.)

Research Degrees

Master of Theology

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: A theological degree + additional prerequisites

The Master of Theology (MTh) is a research degree with study and research to be undertaken normally in one field of specialisation within the departments of Bible and Languages, Christian Thought, or Ministry and Practice. The MTh is for theology graduates who are already engaged in ministry and aspire to be teachers in universities and theological colleges in Australia and overseas. Graduates of the course may articulate to the ACT's Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Theology...

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Doctor of Philosophy

Australian College  of Theology Award 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...

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Doctor of Theology

Australian College  of Theology Award 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...

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