Overseas Students

SILA appreciates overseas students and the diversity this brings to classes.

Launch

We welcome overseas students to the six-week Launch course (formerly known as Summer School). Study for this period is permitted on a visitor visa.

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Click on our Apply Now button to apply for Launch.

Yearlong Course

If you wish to take the yearlong course in preparation for language development work, we deliver Australian College of Theology (ACT) accredited units in the Graduate Diploma of Divinity (CRICOS Code: 054685G) and the Diploma of Ministry (P2) (CRICOS Code: 054659K) through our partner Melbourne School of Theology (MST), an affiliated college of ACT (CRICOS Provider code: 02650E). Students who do not have Australian residency or a New Zealand passport, and intend to study in Australia for more than three months are required to have a student visa. Students need to study full-time to be eligible for a student visa.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for entry into the Graduate Diploma course you must meet MST’s entry requirements which include:

  • A Bachelor Degree
  • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) of 7.0 overall with 7.0 in reading and writing and 6.5 in listening and speaking for Non English Speaking Background students.

To be eligible for entry into the Diploma course you must meet MST’s entry requirements which include:

  • International English Language Testing Service of 6.5 overall with 6.5 in each subtest for Non English Speaking Background students.

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We ask that yearlong students contact us before proceeding with the application process.