Sparrows College


About this college

Sparrows College is an interdenominational ministry training college, primarily serving the evangelical, charismatic, and pentecostal Christian traditions, for the purpose of equipping ready-to-serve national and international ministry practitioners.

Our mission is to cultivate an interdenominational, intergenerational, and intercultural space for communal learning, personal growth, ministry engagement, and mutual support. 

We offer fully funded, face-2-face study options to approved applicants. 

Choosing Sparrows College

At Sparrows College we seek not simply to inform people but to see lives transformed. We only deliver in face-2-face mode due to the conviction that this approach provides the most fruitful environment for creating and cultivating a supportive community, where meaningful relationships and transformative learning can take place. We study together, pray and worship together, share meals together, and engage in mission and ministry together. 

Our aim is to remove economic barriers for those pursuing God’s call on their life. Through God’s provision, Sparrows College is uniquely positioned to offer fully funded study options to approved applicants. For scholarship recipients, there are no fees. There is no application fee, no tuition fees, no library fees, no student amenities fee, and no graduation fee. Even your graduation regalia hire is provided free of charge. “Fully funded study options” means that there are no fees – ever.

Collaboration is a core value for Sparrows College. We seek the best learning contexts and ministry / vocational opportunities for students / graduates and so create partnerships with churches, denominations and parachurch organisations who likewise value the development of their emerging leaders. We ensure that our students have meaningful, holistic, and healthy ministry / service opportunities. 

Sparrows College is a Member Institution of SCD, which provides national and international recognition for the awards we deliver, and oversight and accountability for our academic and administrative processes. Our faculty have SCD accreditation and our learning and teaching practices undergo rigorous review to ensure that our students receive the best possible learning experiences. Our faculty teach, model, and embody the knowledge, skills, beliefs, and values essential for fruitful lives and meaningful vocations.

Please note that some courses may not be available for enrolment every year, please refer to the college’s website to see their offering for the current year.

More Information

Study Period Start, End and Census Dates:

Semester 1

Start Date: Week 1 commences Monday, 19 February 2024

End Date: Week 13 concludes Friday, 7 June 2024

Census Date: Monday, 18 March


Semester 2

Start Date: Week 1 commences Monday, 5 August 2024

End Date: Week 13 concludes Friday, 22 November 2024

Census Date: Monday, 2 September


Orientation Dates, Times and Locations:
Semester 1
Session 1 – Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm (AWST) – Perth Campus
Session 2 – Thursday, 15 February 2024, 9:30am – 3:30pm (AWST) – Perth Campus


Semester 2 – TBC


11 Cunningham Dr, Oakford WA 6121


Additional information on study terms, census, and orientation dates can be found here.

Fees are for 2024 and are in AUD.
  • Diploma awards | AUD $1,850 per 9cp unit; AUD $14,800 total
  • Bachelor awards | AUD $2,400 per 9cp unit; AUD $57,600 total


Sparrows College only accepts students on a scholarship basis. Scholarships cover 100% of the tuition fee.

Sparrows College Library
Contact Jenny Cox
Email [email protected]
Phone +61 (08) 6365 2020


Library Address:

11 Cunningham Dr, Oakford WA 6121


Library Opening Hours:

Operating hours: Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am-3:00pm.


Sparrows Library Online can be accessed via the following link:!dashboard


Sparrows College has a physical library, consisting of approximately 3,500 books in the main collection and 300 books in the reference/reserve collection.  The focus of the college is ministry, so the library contains books on theology, biblical studies, ministry and counselling.  The library catalogue is searchable using the library app found on Sparrows website.