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.


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:

Diploma of Christian Studies

Combined Diplomas of Theology and Ministry (Pathway 1)
CRICOS CODE: 086267F

Diploma of Ministry Pathway 2
CRICOS CODE: 054659K

Associate Degree of Ministry
CRICOS CODE: 054716F

Bachelor of Theology
CRICOS CODE: 054676J

Bachelor of Theology (Honours)
CRICOS CODE: 054679F

Graduate Diploma of Divinity
CRICOS CODE: 054685G

Master of Divinity
CRICOS CODE: 054688E

Master of Arts (Theology)
CRICOS CODE: 054703M

Master of Arts (Ministry)
CRICOS CODE: 054698C


Language Requirements for 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.

The scores required for each award are as follows:

Diploma of Christian Studies
IELTS SCORE: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest

Combined Diplomas of Theology and Ministry (Pathway 1)
IELTS SCORE: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest.

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

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

Bachelor of Theology
IELTS SCORE: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each subtest

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

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


OVERSEAS STUDENT APPLICATION

SMBC, PO Box 83
43 Badminton Road, Croydon NSW 2132
T +61 2 9747 4780
E admin@smbc.edu.au
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