About The University of Divinity
The University of Divinity promotes the highest standards of scholarship in theology, philosophy and ministry. Through scholarship, the University aims to address the issues of the contemporary world. Founded in 1910 as the Melbourne College of Divinity, the University has a long history of pursuing and achieving these aims.
All students and staff join the University through one of its Colleges. Based in the Australian cities of Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney, each College is a unique learning community. The Colleges are supported by a wide range of churches and religious orders that together resource the University as a whole.
The University’s work is further resourced by the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, which provides support to the Colleges and the University’s Council and Academic Board.
Total students: 1,600 (63% postgraduate)6
Graduate Satisfaction & Employment
Students rate The University of Divinity above average on majority of postgraduate outcomes. However, salary is rated below average.
Overall satisfaction1: 90.9% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 85.4% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 79.5% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 93.2% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $70,000 (national average $80,000)
Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
Applying for postgraduate study
All students at the University of Divinity must enrol through one of its Colleges, attend an interview (this may be conducted by phone or email), and complete an admission or re-enrolment form.
- The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
- The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
- The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
- Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.