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The Diploma of Theology 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 diplomas are 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.
Part-time equivalent (maximum of 5.5 years)
|Mode||On-campus, Online, Multi-mode
May include on campus, online or intensives
|Course Level||Australian Qualifications Framework Level 5|
|Unit Level||Delivered at levels 5-7|
|Early Exit Point
||Undergraduate Certificate of Theology|
|Graduates may complete further study in||Advanced Diploma of Theology
Associate Degree of Theology
Bachelor of Theology
|Fee Help||Eligible for FEE-HELP and Centrelink allowances|
|Credit Points||96 credit points total (8 subjects)|
The Diploma of Theology has eight subjects, each worth 12 credit points. The course has five core subjects, two Bible and Languages or Christian Thought electives, and one elective from any field of study.
Core subjects: (60 credit points)
Additional Requirements: (36 credit points)
This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.