Graduate Certificate in Education and Theology

University of Divinity

Course details

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Graduate Certificate in Education and Theology supports participants to develop a critical appreciation of the Christian faith and its implications for their work in a faith-based education context. It aims to enhance the theological and spiritual awareness of those whose vocation is education, facilitating use of reflective practices to apply foundational knowledge and engage in the conversation between education and theology.

Course outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Education and Theology

have a critical appreciation of the Christian faith

have skills to reflect critically on how theology informs professional practice in an education context

have the confidence and capacity to engage in theological enquiry in an education context

have enhanced capacity to engage with diverse views and particular faith traditions

apply this knowledge and skills to enhance their local learning environment

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Education and Theology consists of 72 points at post-graduate level comprised of:

  • At least 12 points in either the discipline of Education Studies or the discipline of Religious Education
  • At least 12 points in either the discipline of Biblical Studies or the discipline of Systematic Theology
  • Further units at postgraduate level.

Pathways to future study

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Education and Theology may be eligible to gain credit into the Master of Education and Theology, or a Graduate Diploma course, or the Master of Theological Studies.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
8,196 Per Year
Read more2,732 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
6 months
Read more6 Months full time

Self study / online (without attendance)
University of Divinity
21 Highbury Grove
Melbourne Victoria 3101
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.

  • an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) score of at least 6.5 with no individual band under 6.0.
  • a written Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Academic) score of 550 with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of at least 4.5.
  • an internet-based TOEFL score of 79 with no less than 21 for Writing, 12 for Listening, 13 for Reading, 18 for Speaking.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) overall score of at least 58 and all PTE communicative skills scores of at least 50.
  • equivalent results in an English language test approved by the Academic Board

Address

University of Divinity
21 Highbury Grove
Melbourne Victoria 3101
Australia
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