Fees and Admission


Undergraduate fees
  • Fees are charged by unit.
  • The sum of all required units fees (domestic) in each academic year for 2017 is $20,392 for full-time study. Click here for the Current Unit Fees & Census Dates.
  • Fees can be paid upfront or via FEE-HELP (for eligible students).
  • The Academic Board reserves the right to cancel the enrolment of any student whose fees are not paid by the due date. Fees and other amounts payable by students are determined by the College Governing Board and after preparation of the College budget in August prior to each academic year.
Postgraduate fees
  • Fees are charged by unit or period of supervision.
  • Fees can be paid upfront or via FEE-HELP (for eligible students).
  • For current Master of Arts (Theology) fees and census dates click here.
  • For current Master of Theology fees and census dates click here.
  • For current Doctor of Philosophy fees and census dates click here.
  • Cross institutional students enrolling in Moore College MA (Theology) units for credit towards an ACTh MA pay normal Moore College fees. No other fees are payable to the ACTh for such units.
International students fees
  • Tuition fees for overseas students are payable in arrears, that is, after each semester of the course is completed.
  • When an overseas student is offered a place in the College they will agree to enter into a legally binding agreement to pay fees in arrears. The agreement lists all tuition fees which a student is required to pay and when those payments are due for the whole of the course in which a student is enrolled.
  • FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that covers tuition fees.
  • As an approved Higher Education Provider (HEP) under the Higher Education Support Act (2003) Moore College can offer FEE-HELP to eligible students. FEE-HELP can cover all or part of a student’s tuition fees.
  • You are eligible for FEE-HELP if you meet certain conditions including:
    • undertaking study at an approved HEP
    • enrolled in an eligible unit of study
    • are an Australian citizen or meet the residency requirements
    • have a Tax File Number.
  • FEE HELP does not cover incidental fees or charges, accommodation or living expenses.
  • For more information visit the government’s Study Assist website.
Accommodation charges
  • $310 per week for single students accommodated at John Chapman House or Carillon House.
  • For married students, rental rates vary with the type of accommodation.
  • For more information about Accommodation at Moore College contact the Accommodation Manager on (02) 9577 9959.

The College receives donations and other income to provide financial assistance to students with financial needs. Enrolled students with financial difficulties are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students on a confidential basis.

Government financial assistance

Family Income Supplement

You may be eligible for the Family Income Supplement.

Rent Assistance

You may be eligible for the Rent Assistance.

AUSTUDY Benefits

  • The Moore College accredited courses are approved courses for AUSTUDY benefits. Our institution code with Centrelink is 2P002.
  • Students must be 25 years or more and taking a full-time load of an approved course to be eligible for these benefits.

Travel Concessions

  • The Concession Opal Card is available for eligible full-time students.
  • Students can apply for the Concession Opal Card on the Opal website.

How to Apply

We would love for you to join us, but before you apply…

  • Contact us with any questions you might have.
  • Arrange to come for a visit to meet us.  We will organise a conversation with one of our faculty members or chaplains to talk about your ministry plans.
  • Choose the course that you think will best suit your ministry plans and goals.
Undergraduate Application Process

Step One: Application Form

  • Download and complete an application form.
  • You will need the following documentation to accompany your application:
    • a passport sized photo
    • a copy of your Birth Certificate
    • academic transcripts.

Step Two: References

  • You will need to organise three referees.  These should include:
    • the senior minister or pastor of your local church
    • two lay people who have some position of leadership in your present church (e.g. church warden, home group leader – no family members or current Moore College students).
  • Download three reference forms and give one to each of your referees.

Step Three: What happens next?

  • Application is received. Once we have received your application and references we will organise for a conversation with a faculty member or one of the chaplains. This is to talk about your ministry plans and preparation.  If applicable, your spouse is also invited.  Skype is available for regional applicants.
  • Applications panel review. The applications panel, which consists of several people including the Principal and the Dean of Students, will review your application.
  • Phone call and letter. One of the panel members will then phone you to advise you of the outcome of your application. This will be followed up by a letter from the Principal.

Application due date

  • The application due date is 30th November in the year prior to admission.
  • Applications received after this date attract an administration fee of $250.

Completed application and references forms should be returned to the College Registrar:

The Registrar
Moore Theological College
19 King Street,
Newtown NSW 2042
[email protected]

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