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Admission Criteria

Admission Criteria

If you have satisfactorily completed or part completed a higher education qualification from an Australian University or TEQSA registered Higher Education Provider, you qualify for admission into the college’s undergraduate awards.


Completed bridging or enabling course
The completion of a recognised bridging, foundations or enabling course will also qualify you for admission into the college’s undergraduate awards

 

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) Study.
If you have completed a Certificate IV level or above qualification from a registered training provider you qualify for admission into the college’s undergraduate awards.


Applicants with secondary education (within 2 years).
If you have satisfactorily completed the final year of secondary schooling in the Australian secondary system including the International Baccalaureate or other equivalent year 12 qualification, you may also need to complete and pass the ACD PEAT (Preliminary Entry Admissions Test) to qualify for admission into the college’s undergraduate awards.


Applicants with work and life experience.
If you do not meet any of the above entry criteria, you may still be able to qualify for entry into the college’s undergraduate awards by completing and passing the ACD PEAT (Preliminary Entry Admissions Test) and attend an interview with an affiliated ACD member college.

Domestic Applicants with overseas qualifications
Applicants with an overseas qualification will be assessed by the Undergraduate Coordinator for admission into undergraduate awards and the Postgraduate Coordinator for admission into postgraduate awards. Overseas qualifications are expected to have their qualification
translated into English where necessary.


English Language proficiency
All applicants for the college’s courses must have an acceptable standard of proficiency in English. English language can be demonstrated by one of the following methods:

  • Australian citizen

  • IELTS of 6.5

  • Completion of year 12 delivered and assessed in English

  • Completion of a higher education qualification delivered and assessed in English

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people

There is currently no separate admission process for ATSI people

 

International applicants 

The ACD is not registered to accept international students

Applicants with disabilities

As outlined in the Disability standards for education 2005 (the standards) the ACD is committed to meeting its obligations and endeavours to make 'reasonable adjustments' to ensure that students with disabilities are treated on the same basis as students without disabilities.

The following data provides an indication of the likely peer cohort for new undergraduate students at Adelaide College of Divinity. It was collected from students who were enrolled after the census date and who started their course in 2018. The data has been grouped by each student's most relevant education or work and life experience.

Notes:

  • "<5" - the number of students  is less than 5.

  • N/A - Students not accepted in this category.

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