Graduate Certificate in Arts

(GradCertArts)

The Graduate Certificate in Arts allows students to focus on a specific area of postgraduate study or sample a number of topics that interest them. Students who select this qualification are adding to existing educational qualifications or are using this as an entry point into studies after numerous years of professional activity.

Many students engaging in cohort study choose a Graduate Certificate in Arts as an ideal way to specialise.
Concentrations in a number of disciplines are available, for example, Bible, Theology, Christian Life and Ministry, Chaplaincy, Spirituality, Mission, Leadership.

Number of Units

4

Duration of Course

0.5 years full-time
1.5 years part-time

Entry Requirements

A completed undergraduate degree in any discipline

Core Units Required

Choose any units

Cost

Standard unit: $2,490
(specialty units excluded)

Future Pathways

Students who complete this award often continue their educational pathway with the MA, MDiv, MLead or MThSt.

Graduate Diploma of Arts

(GradDipArts)

The Graduate Diploma of Arts is an ideal qualification for students who are building on previous study, but without the commitment of undertaking a master’s degree. Students can focus on new areas of specialisation, sample a range of new subject areas or build on previous study.

Concentrations in a number of disciplines are available, for example, Bible, Theology, Christian Life and Ministry, Chaplaincy, Spirituality, Mission, Leadership.

Number of Units

8

Duration of Course

1 years full-time
3 years part-time

Entry Requirements

A completed undergraduate degree in any discipline

Core Units Required

1 core unit
Spiritual Formation 4 (Personal Transformation)

7 elective units

Specialisations
/ Christian Life and Ministry
/ Christian Spirituality
/ Mission
/ Pastoral Theology
/ Biblical Studies
/ Theology
/ Pastoral Counselling
/ Leadership

Cost

Standard unit: $2,490
(specialty units excluded)

Future Pathways

Students who complete this award often continue their educational pathway with the MA, MDiv, MLead, or MThSt.

Master of Arts

(MA)

The Master of Arts is a high-quality programme of professional development designed for students who want to update their leadership capacities, missional orientation and ability to relate to emerging postmodern cultures.

The flexible nature of this degree allows students to sample a range of topics within the theological and leadership sphere or to focus on a particular area of study. Concentrations in a number of disciplines are available, for example, Bible, Theology, Christian Life and Ministry, Chaplaincy, Spirituality, Mission, Leadership.

Number of Units

12

Duration of Course

1.5 years full-time
4.5 years part-time

Entry Requirements

A completed undergraduate degree in any discipline
(For students with non-ministry degrees, the first 4 units will be in the GradDipArts)

Core Units Required

2 core units
/ Spiritual Formation 4 (Personal Transformation)
/ Any Research unit OR Independent Guided Study

10 elective units

Specialisations
/ Christian Life and Ministry
/ Christian Spirituality
/ Mission
/ Pastoral Theology
/ Biblical Studies
/ Theology
/ Leadership
/ Pastoral Counselling

Cost

Standard unit: $2,490
(specialty units excluded)

Future Pathways

Depending on previous study, MA graduates may go on to study MTh, MLead, MDiv, DMin or PhD.


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