Graduate Certificate in Arts



Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF):                      

Level 8

CRICOS Course Code:


Entry Requirements:                     

A three-year bachelor award (AQF Level 7) or equivalent in any discipline.


Annual only. Please check the website for ‘Important Dates’.


6 months full-time or 1 year part-time.        


4 units (36 credit points)

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 7.0 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):

For Full-Time Students
Semester 1

H8510 The Early Church

T8501 Introducing Theology

plus the choice of 2 units from the following:

B8520 Introduction to the Old Testament

C8546A Pastoral Counselling in Ministry

L8501 Introducing Christian Worship

Semester 2  

No mid-year intake


For Part-Time Students
Semester 1

H8510 The Early Church

T8501 Introducing Theology  

Semester 2

E8594 Introduction to Christian Ethics
    [Special Intensive Classes by Visiting Professor, 28-31 August 2017] 

T8581 Church Fathers: An Introduction