Governance and Organisation Information

The Baptist Theological College of NSW has operated since 1916 as part of the Baptist Union of NSW.

Since November 2006, this service continued under the organisation Morling College Limited, which was incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee with the Baptist Union of NSW/ACT as its sole subscribing member.

It is registered with, and accountable to the ACNC as a charity advancing religion and education.

ACNC Registered Charity

Morling College Ltd (also trading as Morling College and Morling Education) is an Institute of Higher Education, accredited by TEQSA to offer the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate of Professional Supervision (AQF 8)    
  • Master of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care (AQF 9)    
  • Graduate Diploma of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care (AQF 8)
  • Graduate Certificate of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care (AQF 8)
  • Master of Education (AQF 9)
  • Master of Education (Leadership) (AQF 9)
  • Graduate Diploma of Education (AQF 8)
  • Master of Counselling (AQF 9)
  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling (AQF 8)
  • Graduate Certificate of Counselling (AQF 8)

Morling College (CRICOS Provider Code 03265F) is the registered CRICOS provider of the following postgraduate courses in Counselling:

  • Graduate Certificate in Counselling (CRICOS Course Code: 073708D)
  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling (CRICOS Course Code: 073709C)
  • Master of Counselling (CRICOS Course Code: 073710K)

Information about the accreditation status of each of these courses can be found on this page of the TEQSA register. Information about course duration and recognition by relevant professional bodies can be found on the Professional SupervisionChaplaincy and Spiritual CareEducation and Counselling pages of the Morling College website. Information about the policies on credit and recognition of prior learning that apply to each of these courses of study can be found in Morling College’s Advanced Standing and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy: Education, Counselling, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care, available on the policies page of the Morling College website.


Courses of the Australian College of Theology (CRICOS 02650E) offered by Morling College Indicative Estimated Annual   
Enrolments (2022 EFTSL)
Advanced Diploma of Ministry 3
Advanced Diploma of Theology 1
Associate Degree of Ministry 2.40625
Associate Degree of Theology 0.25
Bachelor of Christian Studies 2.5
Bachelor of Divinity 0.25
Bachelor of Ministry 26.75
Bachelor of Ministry (Honours) 0.125
Bachelor of Theology 20.09375
Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Ministry 1.625
Bachelor of Theology (Honours) 1.875
Certificate of Theology (non-AQF award) 4.125
Diploma of Ministry 7.8125
Diploma of Theology 3.625
Graduate Certificate of Divinity 5.125
Graduate Certificate of Professional Pastoral Supervision 3
Graduate Diploma of Divinity 13.875
Master of Divinity 17.25
Master of Divinity/Graduate Diploma of Divinity 0.625
Master of Ministry 8.90625
Master of Missional Leadership 0.5
Master of Theology 0.5
Master of Theological Studies 21.3125
Doctor of Philosophy 3.25
Undergraduate Certificate of Ministry 1.25
Undergraduate Certificate of Theology 1.3125
Total 152.96875
Course of Study offered by Morling College as Higher Education Provider Indicative Estimated Annual   
Enrolments (2022 EFTSL)
Graduate Certificate of Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care 3
Graduate Certificate of Counselling 4.375
Graduate Certificate of Professional Supervision 3.125
Graduate Diploma of Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care 4.375
Graduate Diploma of Counselling 7.375
Master of Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care 2.75
Master of Counselling 21.25
Master of Education 1.875
Master of Education (Leadership) 9.875
Non-Award 0.875
Total 58.875

Morling College is also an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology [ACT]. Morling College is approved to deliver the ACT courses listed on this page

Morling College is approved to deliver to overseas students the courses of the Australian College of Theology (CRICOS 02650E) that are listed on this page.

More information can be found on the following pages:

If you are a resident at Morling Residential College or a student enrolled in a course offered by our Education or Counselling, Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care faculty, please see the Grievance Policy: Education; Counselling, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care & Morling Residential and Grievance Procedure: Education; Counselling, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care & Morling Residential.

If you are a student enrolled in an Australian College of Theology (ACT) course delivered by our Bible and Theology faculty, please see the ACT's Grievance Resolution Policy - Students.

If you are a person internal or external to Morling College who has a grievance against a Morling employee or volunteer, which does not fall within the scope of the student grievance policies referred above, please see our Staff Grievance Policy and Staff Grievance Procedure.

If you wish to report improper conduct that has occurred in connection with Morling, please see our Whistleblower Policy and Procedure.