Colleges where it can be studied
- Jesuit College of Spirituality
- Pilgrim Theological College
- Stirling Theological College
- Whitley College
Level 8 – Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
One year full-time or up to three years part-time.
Cost of study
The GDSp requires completion of 6 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2019 are $2,448 per standard unit or $14,688 for a full-time year (6 units).
Fees are subject to change from year to year. For more information about fees, please visit the Fees page.
What this course is about
The Graduate Diploma in Spirituality allows students to explore their own spiritual experience in light of theological scholarship in spirituality. It provides a substantial foundation for further study. Graduates are able to articulate insights for Christian practice and identity.
Course learning outcomes
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Spirituality:
- have engaged with personal spiritual experience in light of key themes and approaches in spirituality;
- have skills and capacities in research, reflection and communication of key themes and approaches in spirituality;
- have knowledge of the dynamics of the spiritual life through reflection on personal spiritual experience, integrated with key themes and approaches in spirituality;
- apply key themes and approaches in Christian spirituality to understanding life, work and community.
Follow on study
Admissions for second semester 2019 close on Friday 19 July 2019.
Admissions for first semester 2020 close on Friday 14 February 2020.
Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.
How to apply
The Graduate Diploma in Spirituality consists of 144 points comprised of:
- 96 points in the discipline of Spirituality; and
- a further 48 points.
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Where to get further information
- For detailed information about this course, please consult Regulation 66 Graduate Diploma in Spirituality, or talk to the course advisor at your chosen College.
- For further information about student support, please visit the Study page.
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