The Graduate Diploma in Divinity allows students to explore multiple areas of interest in divinity and its associated disciplines or to engage with one or two areas in depth.
It serves as a foundation for study of theology or philosophy and disciplines which are associated with them.
The Graduate Diploma in Divinity consists of 144 points of Postgraduate Foundational or Postgraduate Elective units.
Note: This award may be used as an exit point from eligible students enrolled in a Masters degree who meet the admission requirements.
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- DurationOne year full-time or up to three years part-time
- Structure6 standard postgraduate units
- Fees$2,448 per unit
- Admission CriteriaTo be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Divinity, a candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree or a graduate certificate and either: a) completed the equivalent of 72 points of theological study at the University of Divinity or another higher education provider; or b) completed 144 points of study towards a Master’s award at the University of Divinity.
- Admission DatesAdmissions for first semester 2019 close on Friday 15 February 2019. Admissions for second semester 2019 close on Friday 19 July 2019.
Course learning outcomes
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Divinity
- have advanced knowledge in one or more areas of divinity and associated disciplines
- have research, analysis and communication skills applicable to
- apply skills of interpretation to texts or concepts
- apply judgement based on theory, practice and tradition to contemporary issues.
Graduate Diploma in Divinity summary information (opens to the external University of Divinity site)
Application for the Graduate Diploma in Theology is made to the Registrar. The Registrar can be contacted on +61 3 9847 5432 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
AL8009T New Testament Greek A
BA8391B Interpreting the Hebrew Bible
BA8791B Interpreting the Hebrew Bible
BA9143B Theologies of the Hebrew Bible
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BN9302B The Gospels and Mission
BN9398B Picturing and Proclaiming the New Testament
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CT8301B Introduction to Christian Theology
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DM9193B Social and Community Mission 1
DM9793B Social and Community Mission 1
DP8195B Leadership: Task and Challenge
DP8795B Leadership: Task and Challenge
DP9146B Transformational Leadership in Ministry
DP9703B Children's Ministry
DS8193B An Introduction to Spiritual Formation
DS8793B An Introduction to Spiritual Formation
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DA9121B Supervised Theological Field Education
Graduates may be eligible to proceed to a Masters award. Graduates who have included a Minor Thesis (12,000 words) in their course may be eligible to apply for admission to a higher degree by research.