Apply and Enrol | Trinity College Theological School, Melbourneourne

Apply and Enrol

Applying for our courses is as easy as completing the application form, and having a preliminary interview.

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Applications for most courses are made using the forms available from the University of Divinity. Your forms are then submitted through Trinity College for processing.


All students thinking about formal university studies at Trinity should submit a completed Application form (see below) and make an appointment to discuss their course or units with a member of the Faculty. You will need to supply certified copies of ID documents showing citizenship, and transcripts of any previous tertiary study.

Send completed forms along with all required documentation to "" or by post to:

Trinity College Theological School
100 Royal Parade

For those considering a graduate research degree (MA or PhD), you will need to talk to the Research Co-ordinator at Trinity College before submitting your application. 

Enrolment and Re-enrolment Forms

Please enrol using the University of Divinity forms, which are then submitted through Trinity. We will confirm your enrolment and payment arrangements. For all information about enrolment and re-enrolment, see Admissions and Enrolment forms on the University of Divinity's website.

Ministry Education Program

Applicants for Trinity's Ministry Education Program will also need to arrange a short interview with the Director of the Ministry Education Centre. This program is administered separately from your University enrolment, although your formal subjects will be taken as part of your degree program.

International Students

Please note that there are special requirements for students who are not Australian citizens. The University of Divinity website explains these requirements and gives details of visas, fees and support. Trinity offers some limited assistance in essay-writing to students for whom English is not their first language. We are not able in general to offer financial assistance toward course fees or living expenses.

The Course Handbook

For detailed information about the School, our courses and units, please download the full 2017 Handbook (1.9MB PDF). The Handbook also gives you a complete guide to essay-writing, to important policies and procedures (such as our studend Code of Conduct) and contact details. Most information is also found on this website. A printed copy is available by contacting the Theological School office (

Units offered in 2017 and Timetable

The 2017 timetable (70KB PDF) is now available. Please visit the Units page to see descriptions of each of the subjects being offered in 2017. 

Important Dates for 2017

  • Thursday 23 February – Formation Intensive Unit commences
  • Friday 24 February – TCTS ORIENTATION DAY (all students)
  • Monday 27 February to Friday 2 June –  Semester 1
  • Tuesday 21 March – Census date
  • Saturday 8 April to Sunday 23 April – Non-teaching period
  • Friday 2 June – Semester 1: Last day of teaching
  • Monday 26 to Friday 30 June – Intensive Units
  • Thursday 20 July – Formation Intensive Unit commences
  • Monday 31 July to Friday 3 November – Semester 2
  • Tuesday 22 August – Census date
  • Saturday 23 Sepetmber to Sunday 8 October – Non-teaching period

Audit Students

You are welcome to sit in on a unit as an audit student. Those interested in attending any of our units on a not-for-credit basis, should complete the PDF (270KB) enrolment form. Audit units cost $300 each. Note that while you may complete the assessment tasks yourself, they cannot be submitted or marked, and no feedback can be given on your work or progress.

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