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The Diploma of Ministry is an entry-level course that provides an introduction to the Bible and Christian theology, with the opportunity to learn some basic ministry skills.
The Diploma of Ministry is a great way for Christians to grow in their knowledge and faith and are suitable for some ministry vocations. They are generally not suited to full-time ministry which typically requires the completion of a three or four-year degree.
Maximum of 5.5 years part-time
|Mode||On-campus, Online, Mixed-mode*
*May include intensives, online, on-campus and study tours
|Course level||Australian Qualifications Framework Level 5|
|Unit Level||Delivered at Levels 5-7|
|Graduates may complete further study in||Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor of Ministry|
|Prerequisites||ATAR 65 or above, or
successful completion of a qualification at AQF Level 5 or above, or
successful completion of Ridley’s Bridging Program or equivalent
|Fee Help||Eligible for FEE-HELP and Centrelink allowances|
|Credit Points||96 (8 subjects total)|
The Diploma of Ministry has eight subjects total, each worth 12 credit points.
Core subjects: (60 credit points)
Elective Subjects: (36 credit points – a total of 3 subjects)
The Children’s and Youth Ministry Diploma can be taken as a Diploma or Graduate Diploma.
This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.