Well hi there! We are really excited that you are choosing to study with ACOM in the coming trimester. Now, before you start filling in your application, here are a few things you will need to know about the process.
Prior to commencing study with ACOM you will need to read and understand the information and policies in our student handbook, and the requirements of the course you are studying. You can find a copy of the Student Handbook under the Resource section of the ACOM website here.
For students intending to defer fees onto Fee-HELP, you will need to read the Fee-HELP information, terms and conditions here. Fee-HELP forms will be provided electronically to successful applicants after official acceptance to ACOM.
All applications to ACOM will be required to submit the following documents:
The following documents will also need to be submitted for select students:
You will need to declare that you give permission for ACOM to verify any documents you submit with the relevant authority/institution
ACOM forms can be found under the Resource section of the ACOM website here.
Students wishing to apply for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Supervision or the Graduate Certificate in Arts through Professional Entry will be required to provide extra documentation for their admission. To see the admission requirements and a document checklist, please select your course below:
If you have your documents ready, you will have the opportunity to upload your documents throughout the online Application process. However, if you are still collecting documents you will be able to submit them separately by emailing them to [email protected]. Please note your Application will be held as incomplete until all outstanding documents have been received.
Incomplete Applications will be kept on file for a maximum of 6 months.
Short on time? Don’t stress! We understand that we live busy lives, and you may not have enough time to complete your online application in one sitting. For this reason, you can select the ‘Save’ button to save your progress and come back and finish your application later. When saving your progress your data will be captured, however any uploaded documents may not be and will need to be emailed separately to ACOM. Please know that we are currently having difficulties with the hyperlinks to re-open a saved application. Note that if you would like to re-open a saved application, please copy and paste the link emailed to you into your web browser rather than clicking the hyperlink.
Our trusty ACOM team will receive your submission and will get in contact with further information and timeframes for your application. If you have provided everything we need, you can expect an official answer within 2 weeks of all documents being received.
Are we ready? If so, click on the next button to get this show on the road! However, if you have any questions before you start, please contact our team on 1800 672 692 or [email protected].
Students will be required to submit 100 points of identification*. You must include at least one primary document and at least one document must contain a photograph. File size limit, 8mb.
*Students applying for Feehelp must include an Australian Passport or Australian Birth Certificate/ Citizenship Certificate.
*Proof of change of name (marriage certificate/ change of name certificate) must be submitted if any ID documents are in a former name.
Withdrawals and Refund Policy
Students may withdraw from course units without academic penalty only if notice of withdrawal is submitted in writing to the Registrar before 4.00 pm of the Census Date applicable to the course unit in question.
If withdrawal occurs up to 4.00 pm on the Census Date the tuition fee will be refunded but a withdrawal penalty will be charged to the student and is payable immediately. Beyond this time, tuition fees will not be refunded. See the Sydney College of Divinity Refund Policy for further details.
If the Sydney College of Divinity Member Institution defaults in delivery of course units or awards the arrangements set out in the Sydney College of Divinity Refund Policy apply.
Sydney College of Divinity (SCD) and its Member Institutions require the information requested of you in this form in order to provide you with education services and to cater for particular student’s needs. If you do not provide all the relevant information, we may not be able to provide such services and to assess your academic progress.
Please also note that the SCD and its Member Institutions may provide your personal information and sensitive information to third parties (e.g. educational institutions such as universities, colleges and accreditation bodies and Australian government bodies such as Department of Education and Training, Centrelink and the Department of Home Affairs, Tuition Assurance Scheme, ESOS Assurance Fund Manager, Graduate Careers Australia, Insync Surveys PL, QILT) in order to provide you with high quality education services and assess your academic progress or suitability.
You can request access to your health and personal information by contacting the Privacy Officer.
From time to time Sydney College of Divinity (SCD) and its Member Institutions will take photos of students for a variety of purposes, publications and on the internet. Your permission is required before we can use your image in these public domains.