Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Supervision

(GradCertPSupervision)

The Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Supervision is designed for those possessing a three-year undergraduate degree in ministry/theology or an allied helping profession who wish to pursue a further qualification in the area of supervisory practice as part of their continuing education.

The Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Supervision is the entry point for the Master of Professional Supervision.

Number of Units

4

Duration of Course

0.5 years full-time
2 years part-time

Entry Requirements

A three-year undergraduate degree within ministry, theology, social work, social science, counselling or psychology, five years professional experience, and recommendation from their employer, professional association or denominational movement.

Core Units Required

4 core units
/ Practice of Pastoral Supervision
/ Issues and Ethics in Professional Practice
/ Fundamental Principles of Pastoral Supervision
/ Well-Being and Resilience for People Helpers

Cost

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

Future Pathways

This award is the entry point for the Graduate Diploma of Professional Supervision and Master of Professional Supervision.

Graduate Diploma of Professional Supervision

(GradDipProfSupervision)

The Graduate Diploma of Professional Supervision is designed for those possessing an AQF8 Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Supervision who wish to pursue a further qualification in the area of supervisory practice as part of their continuing education.

Number of Units

8 total (entry via a 4 unit GradCert)

Duration of Course

0.5 years full-time
2 years part-time

Entry Requirements

Students enter via a Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Supervision

Core Units Required

2 core units
/ Human Sexuality in Helping Professions
/ Advanced Skills in Professional Supervision
2 elective units

Cost

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

Future Pathways

Future study options include the MProfSupervision or MA.

Master of Professional Supervision

(MProfSupervision)

The Master of Professional Supervision focuses on building supervisory leadership capacity for people involved in a wide scope of religious, non-profit and community-focused enterprises.

Students will develop the skills and specialised theoretical and technical knowledge related to the practice of professional supervision to aid in the development of high-quality, ethical and safe practitioners in ministry, community work and allied people helping professions. 

Number of Units

12 (entry via a 4 unit GradCert)

Duration of Course

1 years full-time
4 years part-time

Entry Requirements

Students enter via a Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Supervision

Core Units Required

2 core units
/ Human Sexuality in Helping Professions
/ Advanced Skills in Professional Supervision
/ Three units (27 cps) from the Counselling sub-discipline
/ One unit (9 or 18 cps) focused on research into supervisory practice in the context of a place of work, ministry or mission through a capstone unit, research project, research essay, or action research project [or some summary of that eg Supervisory Research]

Cost

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

Future Pathways

Depending on previous study, MProfSupervision graduates may continue studying the MTh, MLead, MDiv, DMin or PhD.


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