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Graduate Diploma in Spiritual Direction

This award provides formation for the ministry of spiritual direction. Students explore the dynamics of Christian spirituality through reflection on their personal experience and integration of this with insights from the literature. Students are equipped for the ministry of spiritual direction in their particular faith tradition. The program is delivered in partnership with the WellSpring Centre, Ashburton.

Study Mode
On campus
Duration
Full-time: 1 year / Part-time: (up to) 3 years
Course Load
6 standard postgraduate units
Semester Load
1–3 units
Available Online
No
Course Regulations

Visit the University of Divinity website for the comprehensive Graduate Diploma in Spiritual Direction academic course outline

Note
The information presented here is a general guide only and not a substitute for personal course advice. Contact our Dean to arrange a time to discuss your study interests

Course Structure

1 Units (Field D) Art of Contemplative Practice
2 Units (Field D) Art of Spiritual Direction I (Equivalent to 2 units)
2 Units (Field D) Art of Spiritual Direction II (Equivalent to 2 units)
1 Units Elective