Spirituality

Graduate Diploma in Spirituality

CRICOS:
N/A
[GDSp]
DURATION:
1 year full-time or
equivalent part-time
STUDY MODE:
In-Class
Blended with Online
INTAKE PERIOD:
February
July

Gain a substantial foundation in spirituality and articulate insights for Christian practice and identity, whilst exploring your own spiritual experience in light of theological scholarship in spirituality.

What you will learn

  • Engage with personal spiritual experience in light of key themes and approaches in spirituality;
  • Skills and capacities in research, reflection and communication of key themes and approaches in spirituality;
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of the spiritual life through reflection on personal spiritual experience, integrated with key themes and approaches in spirituality;
  • How to apply key themes and approaches in Christian spirituality to understanding life, work and community.

Course Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Spirituality consists of 6 units (144 points):

  • 4 units (96 points) in the discipline of Spirituality
  • 2 units (48 points) in any Field

Most standard units are delivered over one semester (15 weeks), with teaching methods including lectures, seminars and tutorials.

View the Timetable for current units offered.
View all Stirling Units and Fields
Download the Graduate Diploma in Spirituality Course Planner to map out your studies.


Entry Requirements and Admission

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

Have questions about the course or application process?
Call us on (03) 9790 1000
Enquire online here
Apply for admission here


Course Cost

View unit fees and payment options here.
Students who are Australian citizens or holders of a permanent humanitarian visa are eligible for FEE-HELP.


Further Opportunities

Upon successful completion, graduates may proceed to:

  • Master of Spirituality

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University of Divinity, which is constituted by the University of Divinity Act 1910 of the Parliament of Victoria. View the regulations here.

Master of Spirituality

CRICOS:
N/A
[MSp]
DURATION:
2 years full-time or
equivalent part-time
STUDY MODE:
In-Class
Online
Blended
INTAKE PERIOD:
February
July

Explore the theological and spiritual foundations of spirituality, spiritual practice and spiritual growth, and to apply knowledge of spiritual principles to individual and community life in the Christian tradition.

What you will learn

  • Advanced knowledge of the theological and spiritual foundations of spirituality, spiritual practice and spiritual growth in the Christian tradition, and of the relation of these to broader theological studies
  • Mastery of skills to reflect critically on personal spiritual experience in the light of key themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality
  • Communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions and professional decisions about themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality
  • How to apply knowledge of themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality with creativity and initiative to professional practice and further learning
  • How to apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, capstone experience or piece of scholarship.

Course Structure

The Master of Spirituality consists of 12 units (288 points):

  • 4 units (96 points) of Foundation units (Level 8) in three disciplines from at least two fields (including 48 points in the discipline of Spirituality)
  • 4 units (96 points) of Elective units (Level 9) in Spirituality
  • 1 unit (24 points) of an Elective unit (Level 9) in any discipline
  • Either a Capstone unit of at least 24 points in the discipline of Spirituality or in synthesis with it, or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis
  • Further Foundational, Elective, Praxis or Capstone units

View the Timetable for current units offered.
View all Stirling Units and Fields
Download the Master of Spirituality Course Planner to map out your studies.


Entry Requirements and Admission

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

Have questions about the course or application process?
Call us on (03) 9790 1000
Enquire online here
Apply for admission here


Course Cost

View unit fees and payment options here.
Students who are Australian citizens or holders of a permanent humanitarian visa are eligible for FEE-HELP.


Further Opportunities

Graduates who have completed a Research Essay at a specified standard may be eligible for admission to a higher degree by research.


Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University of Divinity. View the regulations here.