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Ready to apply?  Each programme has set admission criteria and application requirements. Details can be found in our Academic Regulations and Calendar. We’ve created this handy TipSheet to help you with the online application process.

Course titles and descriptions for 2023 are available here.

Still have questions? Learn more about our programmes. Our helpful Academic Registrar can also assist you with queries relating to programme admission or applications.

Documents Required for Application

You will need to supply/upload the following information as part of the online application process:

  • Verified (e.g. by JP, lawyer, pastor) evidence of Citizenship/Residency (e.g. passport)
  • Photo for student ID in .jpg format
  • Personal statement of approximately 500 words which describes your life and spiritual history, including:
    • How and when you came to faith in Christ
    • How you maintain and develop your Christian life
    • Significant experiences that have shaped you
    • Why you want to study at Carey
  • If you are under 20 years of age, a verified copy of your academic (e.g. NCEA) transcript or equivalent
  • If you are enrolling in the Graduate Diploma/Postgraduate/Masters, a verified copy of your degree

Please note that the formation tracks have additional entry requirements.

Click on your chosen programme below to apply for 2023.

You will be taken to the ebs.ontrack login page:

  1. Click on “Create an account
  2. Enter in your contact details and click REGISTER to continue your application

If you’ve already created an account and started your application you can access it through the Student Portal.

NZQA Qualifications:

Programme Semester One Starting Date
Semester Two Starting Date
New Zealand Certificate in Christian Ministry | Intermission 27 February 2023 Not applicable
New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies 27 February 2023 17 July 2023
New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies 27 February 2023 17 July 2023
Bachelor of Applied Theology 27 February 2023 17 July 2023
Graduate Diploma of Applied Theology 27 February 2023 17 July 2023
Postgraduate Diploma of Applied Theology 27 February 2023 Not applicable
Master of Applied Theology 27 February 2023 Not applicable

Non-NZQA Qualifications:

Programme Starting Date
Diploma in Pastoral Leadership 27 February 2023
Diploma in Pastoral Leadership (Youth) 27 February 2023
Diploma in Māori Leadership | Ngā Pou Amorangi 27 February 2023
Certificate in Intercultural Practice | Mission Track 27 February 2023