The Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry consists of 16 units and is designed to build on the Diploma in Theology by enabling students to deepen their understanding of the key theological disciplines of Biblical Studies, Christian Thought and History. This is extended by further study in those disciplines and in the area of practical ministry.

Study Modes

The Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry can be studied fully online, on campus or a combination of both modes

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Year 12 in an Australian Secondary School or the Diploma in Theology or equivalent.
Students can commence coursework in Semester 1 and Semester 2

Course Duration

Two years full-time or up to eight years part-time not including any approved periods of leave of absence.

Course Structure

The Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry requires the completion of 16 units (240 credit points)
1 unit (15 credit points) in Old Testament
1 unit (15 credit points) in New Testament
1 unit (15 credit points) in Church History
1 unit (15 credit points) in Systematic Theology
2 extra units (30 credit points) from Biblical Studies (Field B) and/or Christian Thought and History (Field C)
10 further units (150 credit points) from any field of study.

Fees

Fees for 2016 are $1,470 per unit of study or $11,760 for a full-time year (8 units)

Payment Options

Up front by Creditcard, BPay or cheque
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Parish Sponsorship

For more details see the Advanced Diploma in Theology Regulation on the University of Divinity website.