Admission Information

Provisional Admission

Provisional Admission means that admission or acceptance is subject to completion of some requirements. In provisional admission,  your admission will be finalized once the requirements are fulfilled and completed.

Admission Procedures for Provisional Entry

Admission to any Sydney College of Divinity undergraduate course on the basis of Mature Age or Special Entry or the entry into the Master of Arts by way of a Vocational Graduate Certificate is a provisional admission, and requires special procedures:

  1. Students with provisional status shall be required to complete a ‘Qualifying Period’, whilst being permitted to enrol provisionally for the award.
  2. The ‘Qualifying Period’ may be undertaken full or part-time and the number of years spent in completing it shall be counted towards the maximum term for completion of the award.
  3. The ‘Qualifying Period’ shall consist of the successful completion of a 1/3 of the units that make up the award.
  4. The maximum time allowed for the completion of the ‘Qualifying Period’ shall be three years.
  5. Upon the successful completion of 1/3 of the units that make up the award, the provisional status of enrolment will be lifted.

Provisional Admission into AQF Level 5 & 7 awards

Provisional admission may be granted into the AQF Level 5 awards for an overall IELTS score of 5.5 with no score less than 5.5 in each band. All course units must be passed in the first 2 semesters of enrolment for the provisional status to be removed. If this requirement is not met the admission is cancelled.

Provisional admission may be granted into the AQF Level 7 awards for an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no score less than 6.0 in each band. All course units must be passed in the first 2 semesters of enrolment for the provisional status to be removed. If this requirement is not met the admission is cancelled.

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