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Advanced Diploma of Ministry

Advanced Diploma of Ministry

10023NAT, CRICOS 077596G

Ministry Training
Our Advanced Diploma program is specifically designed to help transition students into full-time ministry. The course gives you the opportunity to gain real-life ministry training while furthering academic development. It also equips students with the skills needed to lead and exert influence amongst other ministry leaders.

Graduates will be equipped with the skills they need for a wide range of key leadership and senior ministry roles. Many of our graduates have gone on to leadership roles, such as Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor and Worship Pastor, where they are using the leadership, management and ministry skills they developed in their third year. Others have gone into key ministry roles, where they are primarily using their highly developed ministry, pastoral and creative gifts to help their churches move forward.

Entry into the Advanced Diploma of Ministry requires the successful completion of the Diploma of Ministry. The course combines classes with a practicum placement in Hillsong Church, a local church or recognised ministry.

Students will train alongside a pastor or key leader at Hillsong Church or other approved ministry or church during the week. The College will work with you to tailor a practicum that will further develop your leadership or ministry potential, whilst positioning you to make a significant contribution to the life of Hillsong Church or your local Sydney church. Students intending to commence their Advanced Diploma in Ministry must apply for their practicum during their Diploma year.

Innovative Learning Environment
The study program takes place in a variety of contexts including lecture style classes, group-work, presentation, self-directed learning activities, workshop, tutorials and work based training. Assessment methods include written assignments such as reports and journals, oral and written presentations, observation, tests, and work place training.

Your classes will further develop your leadership, ministry and creative skills whilst challenging you to think deeply about your faith and philosophy of ministry for the 21st century. In third year, all subjects are electives, so that you get to choose the mix of subjects that align with your passions and will best develop your ministry potential. The subjects are drawn from a range of disciplines, such as bible, theology, leadership, management, pastoral ministry and creative leadership.


Diploma in Ministry: Completed
Core Subjects: 270 hours
Elective Subjects: 450 hours
Total: 720 hours

Fees & Costs

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