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Diploma Study Options

Diploma level study gives students foundational level knowledge and skills in the Bible, Theology, and in Discipleship & Pastoral Care skills. Diploma level study is suitable for women who wish to gain a deeper understanding of how the Bible shapes our ministry practice in the local church and wider community.

There are five Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses that you can choose from. Each option is a course of the Australian College of Theology, which Mary Andrews College is approved to deliver as an affiliated college:

 

Course
Credit points
Time to complete
Diploma of Ministry 96 1 year full-time or up to 5.5 years part-time
Diploma of Theology 96 1 year full-time or up to 5.5 years part-time
Diploma of Theology/Diploma of Ministry 144 1.5 years full-time or up to 8 years part-time
Advanced Diploma of Ministry 144 (132 at AQF 5 and 12 at AQF 6) 1.5 years full-time or up to 8 years part-time
Advanced Diploma of Theology 144 (132 at AQF 5 and 12 at AQF 6) 1.5 years full-time or up to 8 years part-time

 

View the 2022 Timetable                                                             View the 2022 units


Admission Requirements
Each of the courses above are part of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Diploma courses are level 5 awards and the Advanced Diploma courses are AQF level 6. The admission  requirements are:

  • ATAR: Completion of Year 12 with an ATAR of 65 or above; OR
  • Previous Qualifications: Successful completion of a qualification at AQF Level 5 or above; OR
  • Demonstrate Academic Suitability for course: Test, brief essay, or interview.

Language Qualifications for Non-English Speaking Background (NESB) students: IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.

For further information, refer to the ACT’s Coursework Course Enrolment Policy.

Apply to Study
Mary Andrews College has an admissions procedure that involves obtaining two references from a church leader and someone else who knows you well from a Christian context. All applicants will also need to agree to MAC’s Code of Conduct where you can read ahead of applying.

Applications for Semester 2, 2022 close on 1st August 2022.

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Course Fees
Mary Andrews College is an Affiliated College of the Australian College of Theology (ACT). The tuition fees are set by the ACT on an annual basis. More information about tuition fees is available at: https://wwwactheology.edu.au/tuition-fees

For 2022, 8 credit point units cost $1,720 per unit. 12 credit points cost $2,580 per unit.

FEE-HELP
A FEE-HELP loan scheme is available from the government for eligible Australian citizens to cover tuition fees for Diploma courses. Completion of the entire course is expected, and repayment of the FEE-HELP loan and loan fee is based on personal taxable income. Please read carefully the information at www.studyassist.gov.au
Course Delivery
Units will be taught in hybrid mode, i.e., students can attend class in-person on campus or attend online.
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