Graduate Certificate in Divinity

Summary information

Course title

Graduate Certificate in Divinity






  • Australian Lutheran College
  • Catherine Booth College
  • Catholic Theological College
  • Jesuit College of Spirituality
  • Pilgrim Theological College
  • St Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Theological College
  • Stirling Theological College
  • Trinity College Theological School
  • Whitley College
  • Yarra Theological Union

Overseas students


AQF level

Level 8 – Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study mode

  • Online only
  • Some units online
  • On campus

Study load

  • Part-time
  • Full-time


One semester full-time or up to three semesters part-time.

Cost of study

The GCDiv requires completion of 3 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2017 are $2286 per unit or $6858 for a full-time semester (3 units).

Detailed information

What is this course about

The Graduate Certificate in Divinity allows students to explore areas of interest in divinity and its associated disciplines. It serves as an introduction to the broad field of study of theology or philosophy and disciplines which are associated with them.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Divinity

  1. have knowledge of key concepts in one or more areas of divinity and associated disciplines
  2. have basic research, analysis and communication skills applicable to postgraduate study
  3. apply skills of interpretation to texts or concepts.

Follow on study

Graduates may proceed to a Graduate Diploma or Masters’ degree by coursework.


Admission dates

Admissions for first semester 2017 close on Friday 17 February 2017.
Admissions for second semester 2017 close on Friday 21 July 2017.

Eligibility requirements

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.

How to apply

How to Enrol

Course structure

Every course of study for the Graduate Certificate in Divinity consists of 45 points of Foundational or Elective units.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Bachelor gown


Black trencher




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