Graduate Diploma in Theology
The Graduate Diploma in Theology allows students to explore areas of interest in theology. It provides a substantial foundation for further study and a means of engaging Christian thought and traditions. Graduates are able to articulate insights for Christian practice and identity.
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Theology
- have knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required for theological engagement
- have research, analysis and communication skills applicable to theological studies
- apply skills of interpretation to a range of texts with awareness of context, implications and application to historical and or contemporary issues
- apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills in clearly articulating insights into life, work and community.
The Graduate Diploma in Theology consists of 6 standard units (144 points). The structure of the award is:
- 3 Foundational units taken across three disciplines in at least two fields*
- a further 3 units.
*Available fields are Humanities (Field A), Biblical Studies (Field B), Christian Thought and History (Field C), and Theology: Mission and Ministry (Field D).
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- Successful completion of an undergraduate degree or a Graduate Certificate in Theology.
Where the first language is other than English, please see the English language proficiency requirements in the Admissions Policy.
ALC operates with a policy of credit transfer and recognition of prior learning (RPL); see the Credit Policy.
- Yes—this course can be studied entirely online.
- Yes—this course is registered for FEE-HELP.
- Yes—this course is available to both overseas and domestic students.
- CRICOS code: 045446J
- The Graduate Diploma in Theology is an accredited AQF level 8 course of the University of Divinity (UD).
- For further information, see UD's course information for Graduate Diploma in Theology.