Graduate Certificate in Theology
The Graduate Certificate in Theology (GCTheol) qualifies students in theological study by developing or deepening their knowledge and skills in theological disciplines. It serves as a foundation for further study and a means of critically engaging Christian thought and traditions. Graduates are able to articulate insights for Christian life and social engagement.

Course Outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Theology:
  1. have knowledge of sources, terms and conceptual frameworks required for theological engagement;
  2. have research, analysis and communication skills applicable to theological studies;
  3. apply skills of interpretation to texts and traditions with awareness of context, implications and application to historical and or contemporary issues;
  4. apply theological and hermeneutical skills in clearly articulating insights relevant to life, work and community settings.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or
5 years relevant work experience or professional attainment

General Structure

45 credit points:

  • 3 foundational units (across three disciplines in at least two fields)

Specialised Structure

45 credit points

Normal Duration

6 months – 2 years

Cricos Code




Rev. Dr Kevin Lenehan, Associate Dean (Postgraduate and Research)