Graduate Diploma of Arts

The Graduate Diploma of Arts acts as an entry to Bible College for students who have already completed tertiary education. Come join us in a Postgraduate degree that enables you to learn the fundamentals of Christianity, and explore Biblical principles through surveys of the Old and New Testament. Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Arts will receive a well rounded experience, with subjects in Christian Ethics, Spiritual Leadership and Christology and Soteriology.


Course Duration

1 year (Full Time students)

Entry Requirements

A completed undergraduate degree in any discipline.

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.

Future Pathways

Students who complete this award often continue their educational pathway with the Master of Theology, Master of Leadership or Master of Arts.

Course Outcomes

Students who completed the Graduate Diploma of Arts will be able to:

Review, reflect on, and synthesize theological information and identify and provide resources towards resolving complex problems

Think critically and evaluate complex ideas

Apply specialised and creative skills in Christian living and ministry

Communicate theologically-related knowledge, skills, and ideas to a variety of audiences

Subject Outline

Through the completion of the Graduate Diploma of Arts, students will continue to be challenged academically, while further refining their leadership and culture shaping skills as they continue to draw close to God through service and encounter.

Students enrolling for the first time at Planetshakers College will be exposed to foundational principles for personal and professional leadership, ministry and theology. Students will be equipped to lead in their sphere of influence, whilst being grounded in a robust Biblical and Theological foundation.

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.