Graduate Certificate in Arts



Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF):                      

Level 8

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 equivalent part-time.        


36 credit points (i.e. 4 units)

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.

Tuition Fees and Financial Support:                    

$1200 per 9 credit points, taken at 8500 level. Financial support opportunities are available to most students (please enquire with the Registrar). FEE-HELP is available (conditions apply).

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   Available Units (2015):

Semester 1

A8520A Introduction to New Testament Greek

B8520A Introduction to the Old Testament

C8546A Pastoral Counselling in Ministry

H8510A The Early Church

T8501A Introducing Theology

T8581A Church Fathers: An Introduction

Semester 2

A8570A New Testament Greek

B8530A Introduction to the New Testament

H8530A Byzantine Studies

P8501A Introduction to Pastoral and Practical Theology

Special Online Unit (with visiting Professor David Bradshaw)

T9695A Classical Philosophy and the Church Fathers
(includes compulsory residential school, 21-24 September 2015)

X----- Generic Unit (with permission)