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Graduate Diploma in Ministry

GradDipMin

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Brisbane Queensland

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Diploma in Theology, or equivalent, and relevant pastoral experience; or
  2. Bachelor degree in theology or any other field; or
  3. Graduate Certificate in Ministry or in a related discipline2.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Graduate Diploma

2.1 To qualify for the Graduate Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 40 cp from Core Units;
  2. 20 cp from Practicum Units;
  3. 20 cp from Electives.

2.2 A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Ministry may be granted advanced standing.

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Ministry may exit with that award.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THCP500 10 The Church Reaching Out
THCP501 10 Communication and Processes in Groups
THEO502 10 Biblical Studies
THEO558 10 Foundations of Christian Faith

Practicum Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THCP506 10 Practicum I (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)
THCP507 10 Practicum 2 (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)

Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THCP502 10 Advanced Preaching (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)
THCP503 10 Exploring Parish Culture (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)
THCP504 10 Teaching Ministry in the Church (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)
THCP505 10 Building Community (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)
THCP508 10 Exercising Leadership (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)
THCP509 10 Reformed and Evangelical Worship (Pre: THCP500 The Church Reaching Out; THCP501 Communication and Processes in Groups)


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2Includes Graduate Certificate in Arts (Theology) and Graduate Certificate in Religious Education.