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CertDiv Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity

The Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity offers students an opportunity to explore a range of theological, philosophical and ministry-related studies. Students may explore new or develop existing knowledge and skills for vocational and professional purposes.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity consists of 72 points comprised of 72 points of any discipline except DZ.

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  • DurationOne semester full time or two semesters part time
  • Structure4 Standard undergraduate units
  • Fees$1,861 per unit
  • Admission CriteriaSuccessful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education in an Australian secondary school, or equivalent.
  • Admission DatesAdmissions for first semester 2023 close on Friday 17 February 2023. Admissions for second semester 2023 close on Friday 21 July 2023.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity is
- fully accredited through the University of Divinity
- qualifies for Austudy and FEE-HELP assistance 
- available online

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Course outcomes

Graduates of the Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity
- have knowledge of some foundational concepts in the study of divinity.
- apply basic skills of interpretation to texts and concepts.
- apply knowledge and skills in contemporary contexts.

Follow on study

The Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity serves as an entry point to undergraduate awards in theology, philosophy and ministry.

Graduates may proceed to a Diploma in Theology, an Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry, an Advanced Diploma in Philosophy, or to the Bachelor of Ministry or Bachelor of Theology.

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Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity (opens to the external University of Divinity site)

Application for the Undergraduate Certificate in Divinity is made to the Registrar. The Registrar can be contacted on +61  3 9847 5432 and by email at

Semester: 1. Summer School

Semester: 2. Semester 1

  • BA1391B Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

  • BA3134B The Psalms: songs for all times

Semester: 4. Semester 2

  • BN1301B Interpreting the New Testament

The Undergraduate Certificate of Divinity provides a pathway to further undergraduate studies in divinity-related areas and is a foundation for lifelong learning.

All units are transferable to other University of Divinity undergraduate courses – Diploma of Theology, Bachelor of Ministry, Bachelor of Theology.

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