Academic Higher Education / Undergraduate Awards

Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry


2 years full-time, up to 8 years part-time

Modes of Study

Classroom, mixed, online


$32,752 at 2024 fees

Start Date

February, July


The Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry builds on the Diploma in Theology by enabling students to deepen their understanding of the key theological disciplines of Biblical Studies and Christian Thought and History and in Ministry. This is extended by further study in those disciplines and in the area of practical ministry studies. It may be possible for students to undertake study in a ministry setting as part of the course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Advanced Diploma in Theology and Ministry

  • have significant foundational skills for critical study of Christian texts.
  • have skills to articulate and reflect upon foundational theological, scriptural knowledge and apply this to ministry practice.
  • have strong analytical skills allowing them to analyse and communicate sound theological arguments, especially in relation to ministry tasks or worldview perspectives.
  • apply their skills and knowledge to their own and other contexts and traditions through culturally relevant ministry practices.
  • apply their skills and knowledge to the service of others through practical engagement and in contexts such as practical support ministries or cultural and philosophical analysis.


For more information on this course, or to apply for this course at St Barnabas College, contact us today.