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Overseas Students

Sydney Missionary & Bible College (SMBC) is an Affiliated College of the Australian College of Theology, CRICOS: 02650E. We are an international community with approximately 5-10 percent of full-time students coming from various countries around the world.

All overseas students must enrol full-time in an Australian College of Theology (ACT), CRICOS accredited course at either undergraduate or postgraduate level. In addition, you'll also participate in a non-accredited program called Certificate of Bible and Mission (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.

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Courses Available for Overseas Students

SMBC is approved to deliver the following courses of the Australian College of Theology (CRICOS 02650E) to overseas students:

Diploma of Ministry
CRICOS Code: 054659K
Language Qualifications for NESB:  IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

Diploma of Theology
CRICOS Code: 054649A
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

Associate Degree of Ministry
CRICOS Code: 088087E
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

Associate Degree of Theology
CRICOS Code: 054716F
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

Bachelor of Ministry
CRICOS Code: 054670D
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

Bachelor of Theology
CRICOS Code: 054676J
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

Graduate Certificate of Divinity
CRICOS code: 076017G
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.

Graduate Diploma of Divinity
CRICOS Code: 054685G
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.

Master of Divinity
CRICOS Code: 054688E
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.

Master of Theological Studies
CRICOS Code: 0100549
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.

Master of Intercultural Studies
This is a fully online course.
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.

Master of Theology
CRICOS Code: 094613D
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 7.5 overall with a minimum of 7.5 in reading and writing, with 7.0 in listening, and 6.5 in speaking.

Doctor of Philosophy
CRICOS Code: 076015J
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 7.5 overall with a minimum of 7.5 in reading and writing, with 7.0 in listening, and 6.5 in speaking.

Note:
CRICOS Code = Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students Code
NESB = Non-English Speaking Background
IELTS = International English Language Testing System

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