The Graduate Diploma in Theology [Specialised] offers a theology graduate the opportunity to pursue postgraduate level studies and to specialise in a particular theological discipline (e.g., Biblical Studies, Social Justice etc.).

Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Theology (or equivalent)


Six (6) units of study at postgraduate level:

  • Four (4) units in a specialised discipline of theology
  • and two (2) elective units

Normal Duration

1 – 3 years


Master of Theology, Master of Philosophy, or Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Philosophy

If, as part of the GradDipTheol, the candidate completed a 12,000 word research essay graded to at least 75% and a 75% average across the coursework components of the degree they may articulate to a research award (MTheol, MPhil, DTheol, PhD). If not, they can apply for candidature in the coursework MA(Theol).