Graduate Courses

For graduates with non-theology degrees, Vose offers Australian College of Theology’s Master of Divinity and its nested Graduate Diploma of Divinity. For those who already hold a three year degree in theology, Vose offers ACT’s Master of Arts degree in either Ministry or Theology, and a nested Graduate Diploma in either Ministry or Theology.

For full unit descriptions and regulations, see ACT website.

Courses offered

Course Name Years Points
Graduate Diploma of Divinity 1 (a) 32
Master of Divinity 3 96
Combined Master of Divinity, Graduate Diploma of Divinity 4 124
Master of Arts (Ministry)/(Theology) (c) 2 64
Master of Theology (d) 2



a. One year in addition to the time taken for the relevant Bachelor degree.
c. This course is currently available on a part-time basis only and requires a first degree in theology for entry.
d. Inquiries are welcome concerning this research degree.


ACT units list

Combined Master of Divinity, Graduate Diploma of Divinity

ACT Award

A four-year program in which requirements of MDiv are met, together with a further 32 points of units in the MDiv program.

Master of Arts (Ministry) or Master of Arts (Theology)

ACT Award

This course is aimed at broadening and deepening the ministry concepts begun in the first degree in theology or providing opportunities for initial professional and vocational development after the completion of a first degree in theology. As such it is a course of study for practitioners who already have some ongoing professional experience or for initial professional development.

These awards require eight units (64 credit points). At least six units will come from units in Ministry and Practice for the MA(Min) or from Bible and Christian Thought for the MA(Theol). Units will be offered on a part-time basis and can take up to six years to complete.

An independent study project worth two units (16 cps) is allowed.Students may exit after four units (32 cps) with a Graduate Diploma of Ministry or Graduate Diploma of Theology.