Research at GRS

GRS is fully integrative in its disciplines, transformative in its impact, and holistically missional in its aim of advancing the Kingdom of God through excellence in research

Higher Degree by Research

The Sydney College of Divinity Graduate Research School seeks not only to produce scholars whose theological research reflects the highest academic excellence but also who exhibit its deep impact upon their character in their academic, denominational and professional leadership, as well as in the spiritual formation of their communities.

We offer four research degrees in a theologically related area. Our students and faculty engage in research in Biblical studies, theology, humanities in the Christian tradition, and Christian life and ministry. All our degrees meet the specifications set by the Australian Qualifications Framework and is available to domestic and international students.

Students studying with us can embark on a significant piece of research, which investigates a theologically related topic in a systematic and comprehensive manner and contribute to the advancement of academic knowledge and the Kingdom of God through excellence in research.

Current Students

We encourage and support new and continuing candidates to stay-informed and keep on top of their studies. Know about candidature, making changes, thesis submission and more.

Future Students

We invite students considering research study to start a conversation with us. Browse our programs and learn how study with us can be missional, transformative and enriching.

International Students

We welcome students intending to study in Australia on a student visa. Find information and resources to help you choose, plan and start your theological research degree with us.

Research Engagement

We strive for excellence in research as we encourage theological scholarship and work to raise up the next generation of theological scholars and teachers in diverse ecumenical contexts. We aim to  produce creative interdisciplinary thinkers and leaders who will transform the professions, social agencies, and pedagogic institutions in which they serve. We want to connect, support, learn and join with you in this journey as you experience the rich diversity of the Sydney College of Divinity Graduate Research School.

Find resources

A range of resources are available to support your research study and help you get the most out of your postgraduate experience.

Participate in events

Conferences, public lectures and other events that could be of interest to you is hosted by the Sydney College of Divinity, its colleges and schools, and its associated partners.

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