Course details

CRICOS course code: 075250F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

The Diploma in Theology introduces students to the key theological disciplines of Biblical Studies and Christian Thought and History. This may be extended by further study in those disciplines or by electives in the area of practical ministry studies. It may be possible for students to undertake study in a ministry setting as part of the course.

Course outcomes

Graduates of the Diploma in Theology

  • Have sound foundational skills for critical study of Christian texts.
  • Have skills to articulate foundational theological and scriptural knowledge and reflection.
  • Have developed clear analytical skills allowing them to analyses and communicate sound theological arguments.
  • Apply their skills and knowledge to their own and other contexts and traditions.
  • Apply their skills and knowledge to the service of others through practical engagement and in contexts such as conversation.

Course structure

The Diploma in Theology consists of 144 points of study, comprising:

  • 36 points of study in Biblical Studies (Field B)
    36 points of study in Christian Thought and History (Field C)
    a further 72 points of study.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
14,112 Per Year
Read moreStandard unit fee: 1,764; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time
Trinity College Theological School
100 Royal Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreStandard unit fee: 1,764; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time
St Athanasius College
100 Park Road
Melbourne Victoria 3111
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreStandard unit fee: 1,764; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time
Yarra Theological Union
98 Albion Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreStandard unit fee: 1,764; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time
Whitley College
50 The Avenue
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
14,112 Per Year
Read moreStandard unit fee: 1,764; Application fee: 300
25 Jul 2022
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time
Stirling Theological College
44-60 Jackson’s Road
Melbourne Victoria 3170
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education or equivalent. Probationary admission is available to approved persons aged 21 or greater who have not completed the Victorian Certificate of Education.

It may be possible for students to receive credit into their course for prior post-secondary study in theology or ministry.

IELTS Academic: 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Academic: 550 with a Test of Written English score of at least 4.5; TOEFL Internet: 79 including at least 21 (Writing), 12 (Listening), 13 (Reading), 18 (Speaking); PTE Academic: 58 with no communicative skill score below 50.

Application deadline: February, July

Address

University of Divinity
21 Highbury Grove
Melbourne Victoria 3101
Australia
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