Overseas Students

SMBC is an affiliated College with the Australian College of Theology (ACT).

The ACT CRICOS provider number is 02650E.

SMBC is an international community with approximately 5-10 percent of full-time students coming from various countries around the world, including Asia, Europe, and North and South America.

All overseas students must enrol full-time in an ACT, CRICOS accredited course at either undergraduate, graduate or post graduate level (see list below) .In addition you'll also participate in a non-accredited program called Certificate of Bible and Ministry (CBM) which is recognised by many churches, mission agencies and parachurch organisations as an excellent distinctive feature of SMBC’s training for ministry.

Full-time study at SMBC is just that – full time. Your week will involve lectures, study time, chapel services, prayer groups, mission teams, conferences and church activities.  You’ll be immersed in the College community with excellent access to lecturers and deans to support cultural integration and spiritual/character development.

OVERSEAS STUDENT APPLICATION


Courses Available for Overseas Students

SMBC offers the following Australian College of Theology (ACT) accredited courses which are listed on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) and are open for applications from overseas students. In addition to the entry requirements listed under each award, international applicants whose first language is not English are required to sit an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Test, unless they have a tertiary qualification taught in English.

Diploma of Christian Studies
CRICOS CODE: 088086F
IELTS SCORE: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest

Diploma of Ministry Pathway 2
CRICOS CODE: 054659K
IELTS SCORE:  6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each subtest

Associate Degree of Ministry
CRICOS CODE: 088087E
IELTS SCORE: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each subtest.

Bachelor of Theology
CRICOS CODE: 054676J
IELTS SCORE: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each subtest

Bachelor of Theology (Honours)
CRICOS CODE: 054679F
IELTS SCORE: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each subtest.

Graduate Diploma of Divinity
CRICOS CODE: 054685G
IELTS SCORE:  minimum of 7.0 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking

Master of Divinity
CRICOS CODE: 054688E
IELTS SCORE: minimum of 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking

Master of Arts (Ministry)
CRICOS CODE: 094615B
IELTS SCORE: minimum of 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking

Master of Arts (Theology)
CRICOS CODE: 094614C
IELTS SCORE: minimum of 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking

Master of Theology
CRICOS Code 094613D

Doctor of Philosophy
CRICOS Code 076015J

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Sydney Missionary and Bible College is an affiliated college with the Australian College of Theology
ACT Cricos Code Provider: 02650E
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