Graduate Diploma of Christian Studies


The Graduate Diploma of Christian Studies gives students from a non-theological background the opportunity integrate theological study with their life in the world, including professional and vocational life. This award provides students with a robust foundation in the disciplines of Biblical and Systematic theology with the opportunity to integrate this with their life and ministry.

Course Abbreviation GradDipChrStuds
AQF Level Level 8 Graduate Diploma
Course Length 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (up to 4 years)
Award Requirements 32 credit points at 500-600 level (8 units)
Admission Requirements Non-theological bachelor level degree or equivalent from an Australian university or other approved higher education provider.
NESB Requirements IELTS score of 7.0 overall with a minimum 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking.

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology. For more information about this course, view the complete course outline on the ACT website or contact our friendly Academic Registrar.