Why study at St Mark’s
WHY CHOOSE ST MARK'S
St Mark’s is an inclusive scholarly Christian theological communityWe provide high-quality theological education, offering vocational education and training right through to undergraduate, postgraduate studies and research in theology and ministry-related studies.
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Learn about the different courses we offer at St Mark’s, and what might be the best fit for your learning journey. We’ve also included two mini-lectures as a sampler of theological studies, and a short interview with current students on what it’s like to study at St Mark’s.
St Mark’s has been a founding partner in the School of Theology at Charles Sturt University (CSU) since 1995. Through this partnership, St Mark’s offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in theology, ministry, pastoral counselling, and ageing and pastoral studies, grounded in Judeo-Christian foundations.
St Mark’s is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and offers Nationally Recognised Training in counselling, professional supervision, and ministry and theology under the auspices of the Australian Skills Quality Authority Standards for VET qualifications. We also specialise in the formation and training of priests and deacons for the Anglican Church.
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Apply to study at St Mark’s
Start your adventure in St Mark’s in just 5 steps
Step 1: Find a course
Simply browse through the courses on offer and pick the one you want! We offer both vocational and university-level education to suit all needs and levels. Be sure to look into the admission requirements as some courses would require prior academic qualifications.
Thinking of studying on-campus? You can also arrange a campus tour with us.
If you have any questions, feel free to drop us a line or call us on 02 6272 6252 during business hours.
Step 2: Prepare your supporting documents
Depending on the course you choose, you will be required to provide proof of your education and/or professional experience. Some of these documents might take time to put together, so please factor that in before you apply with us.
As always, we’re on hand to help — feel free to drop us a line or call us on 02 6272 6252 during business hours.
Step 3: Apply online
If you are applying for a course under Charles Sturt University’s School of Theology, you will eventually be directed to CSU’s website to complete your online course application. For all St Mark’s VET courses, simply complete the online application form on this website. Our form allows you to save at various stages of the process, so you can come back at a later date to complete your application if you need to.
Can’t apply online? We have other methods for course application available.
Step 4: Indicate your interest in applying for credit
If you’ve studied in a similar field before, you may be able to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (in the case of CSU and St Mark’s) or for a Credit Transfer (in the case of CSU only.)
If your application falls within the window for RPL or credits to be considered, your application form should prompt you to indicate the units you would like recognition or credit for.
Step 5: Finish your enrolment
Once your application form has been received, verified, and approved by the Registrar, you will be notified by email to proceed to the Enrolment stage. If there are any errors or issues within your application form, the Registrar will get in touch with you via email to smooth those out.
Before you start the Enrolment process, be sure that you have obtained a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
The enrolment process includes the payment of fees. These fees will include units that you require RPL for.