Diploma of Leadership

Through the introduction of foundational principles for personal and professional leadership, ministry and theology, you will be equipped to lead in your area of influence, whilst being grounded in a robust Biblical and Theological foundation. You will be given the opportunity to practice Christian leadership principles in your chosen ministry stream and in a cross-cultural mission trip, solidifying theoretical principles with practical experience.


Course Duration

1 year (Full Time student)

Future Pathways

The completed Diploma of Leadership can be used as credit equivalent to the first year of a Bachelor of Theology or Bachelor of Ministry.

Entry Requirements

Aged 21+ OR completion of Year 10

English Proficiency

Applicants whose entry qualifications were obtained in an institution where English is not the language of instruction normally require a minimum IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in all bands of the test. A student can be admitted provisionally into the Associate Degree of Theology and Ministry when they have an IELTS result of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in all bands of the test.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the Diploma of Leadership at Higher Education level, you will have:

Read through the entire Bible

Developed a dynamic and intimate relationship with God

Established fundamental knowledge in Biblical Studies and Christian Theology

Gained mastery in personal and organisational leadership principles

Practiced experiential leadership within your chosen stream (Full time students only)

Subject Outline

Students completing the Diploma of Leadership will have read through the entire Bible, prepared and delivered a sermon, completed a course on the Foundations of Christian Doctrine, grown in their relationship with God, studied and received input from world class leaders and undertaken practical training through faithful servanthood in the various ministries and events of the Church.

Next Step

Apply today! Or for more information, submit a general enquiry for a member of our academic team to get in touch with you.

Planetshakers College
129 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC 3006
PO Box 5171
South Melbourne VIC 3205
+61 3 9896 7999

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Provider Name: Sydney College Divinity
CRICOS Provider Name: Sydney College Divinity
CRICOS Provider Code: 02948J TEQSA
Provider ID: PRV12045