The Diploma of Christian Studies introduces students to some of the basics of Bible, theology and ministry practice. It is a great place to start building a future in mission and ministry. Through this Diploma, students study a broad range of introductory units, and learn how to translate foundational academic concepts into practical application. Units studied in the Diploma of Christian Studies are undertaken at a Bachelor level.

Course Information

Course: Diploma of Christian Studies (DipChSt)
Accrediting Body: Sydney College of Divinity
Australian Quality Framework Level: AQF 7
School: School of Bible, Theology and Ministry

Number of Units: 8 units/ 72 credit points (CP)
Study Mode: Online (with facilitated learning opportunities)
Course Duration: 1 years full-time or up to 3 years part-time

Course Plan


4 core units
/ Introduction to the Old Testament OR Introduction to the New Testament
/ Introduction to Theology
/ Introduction to Discipleship OR Introduction to Pastoral Care
/ Spiritual Formation 1 (Personal Transformation)

4 elective units


/ Christian Thought
/ Christian Practice

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