Graduate Diploma in Theology (GradDipTheol)

The Graduate Diploma in Theology offers a general introduction to the disciplines of theology, and provides foundations for further study in theology.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Theology (or equivalent)


Six (6) units of study at postgraduate level:

  • Three foundational units (in at least 2 Fields and three Disciplines)
  • and Three (3) 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).