No matter who you are, there is a course of study to suit you at Stirling.
At Stirling, we recognise the diversity that exists within society and the church. Our courses are designed to help form you into the person you need to be, no matter your age, education, or life circumstances. We want to help prepare and equip you to make a difference in your context.
Our courses range from diploma level through to doctoral levels. These are divided into:
Suitable for those completed Year 12 or equivalent
Course Structure: Diploma in Theology
Suitable for those completed Year 12 or equivalent or with prior study achievements
Course Structure: Bachelor of Theology
Course Structure: Bachelor of Ministry
In focus areas such as Leadership, Theology, Children and Families Ministry, Supervision, Spirituality, Research Methodology
In focus areas such as Theology, Leadership, Pastoral Care, Biblical Studies, Ministry Studies, Missiology, Religious Education, Spirituality
Masters by Coursework
Master of Theological Studies and Master of Pastoral Care for students from other disciplines in focus areas such as: Theology, Biblical Studies, Pastoral Care, Mission, Ministry, Leadership, Spirituality, Spiritual Direction
Master of Theology (Coursework) for students with an undergraduate degree in theology or ministry: focus on professional development and research formation
Master of Divinity: for students from other disciplines wishing to be endorsed for professional ministry
Master of Philosophy
Master of Theology
Doctor of Theology
Doctor of Philosophy
For prospective ministry candidates, and those seeking endorsement within Churches of Christ, the following links will help you get started:
Unsure of what course is for you?
These questions can help you narrow down your options:
- What is it that I want to do, or who do I want to be?
- Have I got the necessary academic prerequisites for the course?
- How much time do I have for study?
- Can I complete the award within the maximum time?
The Stirling Registrar is available to help you make an informed choice. To make an appointment, contact the registrar email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ring Stirling on .
All courses offered by Stirling are recognised by the government, which means you may be eligible for Austudy. Click here for Austudy information and requirements. All Stirling courses lead to tertiary awards accredited by the University of Divinity (CRICOS Provider No. 01037A).