Associate Degree


AssocDegChThPr (Associate Degree of Christian Thought and Practice)

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF):      

Level 6 (comprised of units at AQF Level 7)

CRICOS Course Code:


Entry Requirements:     

Completion of Year 12 (ATAR of 65 or equivalent)

Mature Age Entry (over 21 years old) and Special Entry Admissions; or

Articulation from other Sydney College of Divinity programs.


Annual admission intake only. Applications should be received by mid-December of the year prior to admission. Please check the website for ‘Important Dates’.


2 years full-time or 4 years part-time.            


16 units (144 credit points), taken at 7100-7300 level.

Enrolment Options:       

On-Campus Weekly Lectures: full time and part time study available

Distance Education (Online): full time and part time study available

English Proficiency:                       

Applicants whose entry qualifications were obtained in an institution where English is not the language of instruction normally require a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS, or equivalent) score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in all bands of the ‘academic format’ of the test.

Application Dates:

Applications for admission into this course are open from 1 November 2016 to 9 February 2017.

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Prescribed Units (2017):

Semester 1

B7120A Introduction to the Old Testament

H7110A History of the Early Church

L7100A Introduction to Christian Worship

T7101A Introduction to Theology
Semester 2

B7130A Introduction to the New Testament

E7100A Sources and Principles of Christian Ethics
    [Special Intensive Classes by Visiting Professor, 28-31 August 2017]

H7230A Byzantium: Empire of New Rome

T7181A Early Church Fathers