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New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies

Carey Baptist College

Subject area

Religious Studies

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisites.
International students: A minimum English Language IELTS (Academic) 5.5 or equivalent is required.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Christian churches and their agencies with people who are able to evaluate and deliver ministry programmes within their specialist area(s), and lead a wide range of Christian operations.

This qualification is stranded in order to recognise the specific knowledge and skills required in a variety of occupations and contexts in Christian churches, the wider affiliated sectors, and in not-for profit organisations.

Graduates will benefit by having a qualification which recognises their broad understanding of theology and biblical foundations, evaluation, strategic thinking, and applied Christian leadership skills; enhancing their employment opportunities and/or ability to work in a voluntary capacity.

This qualification focuses on the application of the principles of theology, biblical foundations and ministry in a community of practice through the delivery of programmes; and is targeted at individuals who are ready for positions of leadership in a variety of roles. This qualification is also targeted at current practitioners who want to upskill in a particular area of management and/or leadership.

Graduates will be capable of working autonomously within established parameters with some responsibility for the management of learning and performance of others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Philosophy and Religious Studies at this level can earn:

$21,864

Median earnings one year after study

$29,261

Median earnings two years after study

$35,137

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

49%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

University of Otago New Frontiers Entrance Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

Between $2,500 and $5,000 (dependent on the level of academic achievement at school)

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Stewart Mackay Sanderson Scholarship

Provided by:

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand - The Registrar

Website:

http://www.presbyterian.org.nz/

Value:

$2,000.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 773 776
Phone: (09) 525 4017
Fax: (09) 525 4096
Email: enquiries@carey.ac.nz
Web: http://www.carey.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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