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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.)

Undergraduate Courses

Certificate in Bible and Mission

SMBC Internal Award Admission requirements: Enrolled full-time in an ACT course at SMBC

The Certificate in Bible and Mission (CBM) is an internal SMBC program that all full-time SMBC students participate in concurrently with their ACT course. The program supplements and complements the accredited studies and is made up of a number of subjects and participation in the community life at College.

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Introductory Certificate in Christian Studies

SMBC Internal Award Admission requirements: No prior study required

The Introductory Certificate in Christian Studies (ICCS) is awarded to part-time students who have successfully completed a total of 192 hours of study at Certificate level. This internal SMBC certificate is available to part-time students and does not require concurrent enrolment in an Australian College of Theology (ACT) course. 

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Undergraduate Certificate of Ministry

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: ATAR of 65+ or evidence of academic suitability

The SMBC Undergraduate Certificate of Ministry (UCMin) is a great introduction to theological studies. At AQF level 5, it’s ideal for those without an undergraduate degree. With just four units of study required, it also suits those with limited time to study. It can be studied full-time or part-time. The Certificate will give you a foundational understanding...

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Undergraduate Certificate of Theology

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: ATAR of 65+ or evidence of academic suitability

The SMBC Undergraduate Certificate of Theology (UCTh) is a great introduction to theological studies. At AQF level 5, it’s ideal for those without an undergraduate degree. With just four units of study required it also suits those with limited time to study. It can be studied full-time or part-time. The Certificate will give you a foundational understanding...

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Diploma of Theology

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: ATAR of 65+ or evidence of academic suitability

The SMBC Diploma of Theology (DipTh) is a great place to begin your theological studies and start testing where God might be preparing you to serve. At AQF level 5, it’s ideal for those without an undergraduate degree. It can be studied full-time or part-time. The Diploma will give you solid biblical foundations...

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Associate Degree of Ministry

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: ATAR of 65+ or evidence of academic suitability

The SMBC Associate Degree of Ministry (AsDegMin) is offered through the SMBC Centre for Cross-Cultural Mission. At AQF level 6, it’s ideal for those without an undergraduate degree. It can be studied full-time or part-time. The course is uniquely tailored for those with an interest in missions...

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Bachelor of Ministry

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: ATAR of 65+ or evidence of academic suitability

The SMBC Bachelor of Ministry (BMin) is designed to prepare you for full-time vocational ministry. At AQF level 7, it’s ideal for those without an undergraduate degree. It can be studied full-time or part-time. The Bachelor will give you comprehensive biblical foundations...

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Bachelor of Theology

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: ATAR of 65+ or evidence of academic suitability

The SMBC Bachelor of Theology (BTh) is designed to prepare you for full-time vocational ministry. At AQF level 7, it’s ideal for those without an undergraduate degree. It can be studied full-time or part-time. The Bachelor will give you comprehensive biblical foundations...

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Bachelor of Divinity

Australian College  of Theology Award Admission requirements: A bachelor degree or equivalent

The SMBC Bachelor of Divinity (BDiv) is designed to prepare you for full-time vocational ministry. At AQF level 7, it’s possible for those already with an undergraduate degree to study whilst still receiving Fee-Help and Centrelink support. It can be studied full-time or part-time. The Bachelor will give you comprehensive biblical foundations...

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