Courses

Graduate Certificate of Divinity | Graduate Diploma of Divinity

GDDiv | GCDiv

The Graduate Diploma of Divinity is a great introduction to the Bible, theology and ministry for those who already hold a bachelor level degree. The GDDiv is the equivalent of the first year of a Master of Divinity/Ministry degree. The Graduate Certificate of Divinity is the first half of the GDDiv.

Graduates will be equipped to serve in their churches and communities with a more informed approach to ministry. These courses are generally not suited to full-time ministry which typically requires the completion of a three or four-year degree.

Duration 1 semester full-time equivalent (maximum 2 years) – Certificate
1 year full-time equivalent (maximum 4 years) – Diploma
Location Parkville Campus, Online
Timing Full-time or Part-time
Semester or Intensive or Extensive Classes
Day or Evening Classes
Pathways School Chaplaincy, Marketplace Ministry or General Ministry
Unit Level Delivered at 500-600 level
Early exit point Graduate Certificate of Divinity
Articulates to Master of Divinity, Master of Ministry
Prerequisites 3-year undergraduate degree from an accredited provider
Fee-Help Eligible for FEE-HELP and Centrelink allowances
Credit Points 16 (4 subjects) – Certificate
32 (8 subjects) – Diploma

 

The Graduate Diploma of Divinity will enable you to reflect on aspects of your Christian faith and practice according to your interests. You may choose to focus on:

Core subjects (20 credit points):

I’m looking for something different…
Timing: Longer Program | Master of Divinity or Ministry
Academic Level: Lower Level | Diploma of Theology or Ministry
Academic Level: Higher Level | Master of Arts or Research

Additional Requirements

  • 12 cps of elective units

Apply           Enquire

Not sure which course is for you? Try our quiz! Choose My Course

Ridley College

170 The Avenue, Parkville, Victoria, 3052 Australia / Phone 03 9207 4800 / Email info@ridley.edu.au

Ridley College is an affiliated institution with the Australian College of Theology. (ACT Cricos Provider: 02650E)