Advanced Diploma of Ministry
The Advanced Diploma of Theology requires the completion of 16 units (i.e. 48 credit points), of which four units must be completed at degree (300-400) level. Each unit is worth 4 credit points (cps).
The Advanced Diploma of Ministry requires the successful completion of 2 years of full-time study or the equivalent part-time. There is no maximum time in which to complete the course.
Full-time study is considered to be 4 units per semester. No students may enrol in more than 5 units in any one semester.
Cost per unit
Mary Andrews College is an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology (ACT). The Australian College of Theology is a self-accrediting national Higher Education Provider (HEP). It operates as a consortium of independent affiliated colleges. The ACT has set the 2017 Diploma (200) level fees as $1,600 per unit. FEE-HELP is available for Australian citizens enrolled in the Diploma or the Advanced Diploma. See more information on FEE-HELP.
In the Advanced Diploma of Ministry, the four units which are required to be completed at degree (300-400) level cost more than standard Diploma (200) level units. The ACT has set the 2017 fees for degree (300-400) level units as $2,800 per unit.
The 2017 fee for attendance only (i.e. auditing) students is $320 per unit.
Mary Andrews College has chosen not to offer any degree (300-400) level units at the moment. Affected students are to note that there are other ACT-affiliated colleges which do offer degree (300-400) level units.
|Advanced Diploma of Ministry (Pathway 1)|
|The Advanced Diploma of Ministry (Pathway 1) requires the following core units:|
|* Old Testament (OT): OT240 (or both OT201 and OT202)|
|* New Testament (NT): NT240 (or both NT201 and NT202)|
|* Church History (CH): one of CH201, CH202, CH205-CH209|
|* Theology (TH): either TH210 or TH211|
|and the following elective units:|
|* Old Testament exegesis (OT): one unit
|* New Testament exegesis (NT): one unit
|* Ministry and Practice (EM/PC/DM): four units, which may include PC249|
|* Electives: minimum of four more units, including a maximum of 3 Type B units (if offered)|
|Total = 16 units, four of which must be completed at degree (300-400) level.|