Credit points


Minimum duration

0.5 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Other


Available to cohorts by special arrangement (including via Online delivery).

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a credit point (CP) value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy .

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree or equivalent.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2024 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings comprising:

  1. 20cp from Specified units (Part A); and
  2. 20cp from Theology and Philosophy Elective units (Part B); OR
  3. 20cp from Micro-credential units (Part C).

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

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Schedule of unit offerings

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • THMM505Mission Imperative: Engaging with Christian Mission10 CP
  • THMM506Mission in Context10 CP

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • PHIL506Ethics in a Faith-Based Context10 CP
  • THCP518Catholic Social Thought in Practice10 CP
  • THCT504Catholic Ethos and Care of the Person10 CP
  • THCT563Introducing Theology10 CP
  • THMM500Contemporary Approaches to Pastoral Practice, Communication and Group Processes10 CP
  • THMM501Exploring Parish Culture10 CP
  • THMM502Interpreting the Bible for Leadership and Mission10 CP
  • THEL507Theology Elective10 CP
  • THSC602The Theology of Childhood: Close to the Mystery of God10 CP

A student may undertake other postgraduate elective units from the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy with the prior approval of the Course Coordinator.

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • UNMC510Foundations for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education5 CP
  • UNMC520Improving Learning and Teaching in Higher Education5 CP
  • UNMC530Good Practice in Higher Education: Curriculum Design5 CP
  • UNMC540Good Practice in Higher Education: Assessment Design5 CP

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