Graduate Diploma in Pastoral Care GDPC (Regulation 61)

The Graduate Diploma in Pastoral Care provides students with the opportunity and skills for reflective and critical engagement in the conversation between the texts of human experience, contemporary culture, ministry or service or wider societal context, and Christian scriptures and tradition. The purpose of this engagement is to encourage the development of relevant, flexible strategies for effective pastoral mission and practice in partnership with all those who seek to serve the world through individual or systemic practice.

Entry Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Six (6) units of study at postgraduate level as follows:

  • 48 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
  • a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education worth 48 points
  • a further 48 points.

 Normal Duration:        1 – 3 years

Articulation:                Master of Pastoral Care