Start your new season of significance
New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 5) (Christian Leadership)
The first year of College will assist you in laying a solid foundation for a lifetime of leadership and influence. Develop a robust theology and understanding of the biblical narrative, sustainable leadership practice and effective self-management.
Ministry can carry a wide variety of expressions and you will experience a number of these that will stretch your knowledge and skills. This will include two practicum placements per year.
120 credits or 1 academic year equivalent (32 weeks)
44 weeks including 6 weeks of holiday
January and July
Academic IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5. Recognition of prior learning equivalent to NCEA Level 2 or above.
Core Academic Courses
|Spiritual Growth and Discipleship||15|
|Introduction to the Bible||15|
|Introduction to Ministry||15|
|Internship A - Level 5 (practicum)||30|
|Internship B - Level 5 (practicum)||30|
Biblical Leadership and Service
Leadership and Culture
(Daniel & Esther)
Self-Management & Leadership
These may include paid or voluntary positions. Support roles in:
Event planning and operations
Community and not-for-profit initiatives
Missions (short term)
Children and youth work
Group and team leadership