Graduate Diploma in Missiology

Summary information

Course title

Graduate Diploma in Missiology





Colleges where it can be studied

  • Eva Burrows College
  • Whitley College

Overseas students


AQF level

Level 8 – Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study load

  • Part-time
  • Full-time


One year full-time or up to three years part-time.

Cost of study

The GDM requires completion of 6 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2018 are $2,400 per unit or $14,400 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.

Detailed information

What this course is about

The Graduate Diploma in Missiology allows students to explore the thought and practice of mission in local and global contexts, and the relationship between missio Dei and Christian identity. It provides a substantial foundation for further study and practice.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Missiology:

  1. have knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required for missiological engagement and to describe and critique practices and theories of mission and evangelism;
  2. have research, analysis and communication skills applicable to missiological studies;
  3. apply the skills of theological reflection on mission, drawing on insights from biblical texts;
  4. apply relevant theological, cross-cultural and hermeneutical skills in clearly articulating insights into life, work and community;
  5. apply principles of self-care, safe and ethical practice.

Follow on study


Admission dates

Admissions for first semester 2018 close on Friday 16 February 2018.
Admissions for second semester 2018 close on Friday 20 July 2018.

Admission criteria

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

How to apply

How to Enrol

Course structure

The Graduate Diploma in Missiology consists of 90 points comprised of 60 points in the discipline of Missiology and a further 30 points.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Bachelor gown


Black trencher



Where to get further information

Enquiry information

  • If you intend to apply for admission as an overseas student, refer to the field, 'Overseas students', in the summary information provided at the top of this page to check if it is possible for your course.