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GCDiv Graduate Certificate in Divinity

The Graduate Certificate in Divinity allows students to explore areas of interest in divinity and its associated disciplines.

It serves as an introduction to the broad field of study of theology or philosophy and disciplines which are associated with them.

Every course of study for the Graduate Certificate in Divinity consists of 72 points of Foundational or Elective units.

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  • DurationOne semester full-time or up to three semesters part-time
  • Structure3 standard postgraduate units
  • Fees$2,732 per unit
  • Admission CriteriaSuccessful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent
  • Admission DatesAdmissions for first semester 2022 close on Friday 11 February 2022. Admissions for second semester 2022 close on Friday 15 July 2022.

The Graduate Certificate in Divinity is an AQF Level 8 Award. It is
- fully accredited through the University of Divinity
- qualifies for Austudy and FEE-HELP assistance 
- available online and on campus

COURSE PLANNER Graduate Certificate in Divinity

Course outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Divinity
- have knowledge of key concepts in one or more areas of divinity and associated disciplines
- have basic research, analysis and communication skills applicable to postgraduate study
- apply skills of interpretation to texts or concepts.

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Graduate Certificate in Divinity summary information (opens to the external University of Divinity site)

Application for the Graduate Certificate in Divinity is made to the Registrar. The Registrar can be contacted on +61 3 9847 5432 and by email at registrar@ebc.edu.au

Semester: 1. Summer School

  • DL8198B Worship and Preaching: Essentials

  • DS8193B An Introduction to Spiritual Formation

Semester: 2. Semester 1

  • BA9392B Eighth Century Prophetic Voices

  • BN8301B Interpreting the New Testament

  • BN9397B Johannine Literature: Narratives and Perspectives

  • CT9126B Christ and Salvation

  • CT9296B Foundations of Wesleyan Theology

  • DM8113B Mission Foundations

  • DP8304B Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry

Semester: 3. Winter School

  • CT8301B Introduction to Christian Theology

  • DM9193B Social and Community Mission 1

Semester: 4. Semester 2

  • BA8391B Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

  • BA9123B Deutero-Isaiah

  • CH8291B Introduction to Christian History

  • CT9149B Humanity 3.0: Theological Responses to Trans-, Post- and Antihumanism

  • CT9298B The Theology of Catherine Booth in its Historical and Contemporary Contexts

  • DL9115B Preaching and Narrative

  • DP8147B Reflective Practice for Vocational Formation

  • DP8195B Introduction to Leadership in Ministry

  • DP9303B Children's Ministry

  • XX9135B Capstone Integrative Project

Semester: 5. Full Year

  • DP9121B Supervised Theological Field Education

Graduates may proceed to a Graduate Diploma or Masters’ degree by coursework.

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