Applied Theology Study Options

Carey’s Study Programmes available for International Students

Carey offers a range of NZQA and non-NZQA Accredited Programmes in Applied Theology, Ministry and Mission.

We welcome International Students to study with us. All international students must have valid visas to study in any Carey study programme. International students are not eligible for student loans and allowances. 

This helpful table outlines the Programmes on offer. Visit our study page for more information on our qualifications and training programmes.

Applied Theology Qualifications Available for International Students? NZQA?
New Zealand Certificate in Christian Ministry (L4) Yes Yes
New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies (L5) Yes  Yes
New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (L5) Yes Yes
Bachelor of Applied Theology (L5-7) Yes Yes
Graduate Diploma of Applied Theology (L7) Yes Yes
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Theology (L8) Yes Yes
Master of Applied Theology (L8-9) Yes  Yes
Master of Philosophy (L9) Yes  Yes
Doctor of Philosophy (L10) Yes Yes

We offer a number of Formation Leadership and Training Programmes which may be available for International students subject to full-time enrolment in an NZQA accredited programme of study and acceptance by Carey.