Graduate Certificate in Divinity [GCDiv]

(Accredited through UD)


The Graduate Certificate in Divinity allows students to explore areas of interest in divinity and its associated disciplines. It serves as an introduction to the broad field of study of theology or philosophy and disciplines which are associated with them.

Course outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Divinity

  • have knowledge of key concepts in one or more areas of divinity and associated disciplines
  • have basic research, analysis and communication skills applicable to postgraduate study
  • apply skills of interpretation to texts or concepts.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Divinity consists of 72 points of Foundational or Elective units.

Units available for this award:

Additional unit information

ALC offers additional units for experienced teachers. Please contact

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.

Where the first language is other than English, please see the English language proficiency requirements in the Admissions Policy.

For published information specific to this course, including the associated regulation, go to the Graduate Certificate in Divinity.

ALC operates with a policy of credit transfer and recognition of prior learning (RPL); see the Credit Policy.

Completion of admission includes a conversation with a course advisor.


  • Not more than 2 years part-time
  • 1 semester full-time

Study modes

  • ALC offers units in a variety of study modes (also referred to as delivery modes).

Please see ALC study modes. For off campus study options see Off campus study.

Course updated: 12/02/2019 3:41pm