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The Graduate Diploma of Divinity is a great introduction to the Bible, theology and ministry for those who already hold a bachelor level degree.
Graduates will be equipped to serve in their churches and communities with a more informed approach to ministry. These courses are generally not sufficient training for full-time ministry which typically requires the completion of a three or four-year degree.
The Graduate Diploma of Divinity will enable you to reflect on aspects of your Christian faith and practice according to your interests. We offer a range of subjects that allow you to specialise in different areas of ministry including School Chaplaincy and Children’s and Youth Ministry.
|Full-time (1 year) or
part-time (maximum 4 years)
|On-campus, online, mixed-mode*
*May include on campus, online and intensives
|Australian Qualifications Framework Level 8
|Delivered at levels 8 or above
|Early Exit Point
|Graduate Certificate of Divinity
|Graduates may complete
further study in
|Master of Divinity
Master of Ministry
|Eligible for FEE-HELP and Centrelink allowances
|96 credit points (8 subjects), all at level 8 or above
The Graduate Diploma of Divinity consists of 8 subjects, each worth 12 credit points. There are five core subjects (60 credit points) and three electives (36 credit points) which must all be at level 8 or above.
There are a range of electives to choose from either online or on-campus. To view the list of possible subjects (only those at level 8 or above), please go to our Subjects page and also check the current Timetable.
This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.