Graduate Certificate in Arts (GradCertArts)

Graduate Rationale

The Graduate Certificate in Arts course is designed for those who hold a tertiary qualification in a non-theological discipline, who wish to pursue a graduate qualification in theology, and who are seeking skills in theological studies to enhance their professional work. Graduates will be able to apply a body of theological knowledge in a range of contexts relating to ministry and/or further learning.

Award Summary

Course Title

Graduate Certificate in Arts

AQF Level

AQF 8 – Graduate Certificate



Entrance Requirements

An AQF 7 Award

Course Duration

6 months full-time or up to 1.5 years part-time

Course Delivery

Online and face-to-face at our Horsley Park Campus

Course Structure

36 credit points (4 course units) at AQF 8 or AQF 9 level (8100 or 9200 series)

Articulation to Other Awards

The Graduate Certificate is a stand-alone award, however it can also qualify students for the Graduate Diploma of Arts (AQF 8) or Master of Arts (AQF 9), should they wish to further their studies. Thus, the Graduate Certificate articulates directly into either the Graduate Diploma of Arts or Master of Arts. Upon completion of either of these further awards the student is required to surrender their Graduate Certificate of Arts.


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Critical Academic Skills in Theological Studies

Introduction to the New Testament

Theology of Sacraments
Last modified: 8 May 2024

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