The Master of Theology provides a unique opportunity to train professionally competent scholars, leaders and managers in a wide range of careers. You will engage in cutting edge research and critical exploration of contemporary issues, build advanced knowledge of theological studies including recent developments and approaches in the area of your discipline specialisation, while developing skills in your specialised field of study, either Theology or Biblical Studies. You will be equipped to communicate complex ideas and propose solutions to a wide audience, as well as design and implement an advanced research thesis.
Program Code: CRICOS NSW 00958A
Duration: Full Time: 1.5 years / Part Time: 3-7 years
Commencing: Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
Semester 2 (23 July, 2018)
Program Level: Postgraduate
Units: 12 subjects - 120 Credit points (40 credit points per semester)
Delivery location: Hills, City, & Online
For entry into our Master of Theology, completion of a AQF Level 7 Bachelors degree or completion of a AQF Level 8 or above postgraduate qualification (a completed postgraduate certificate with a credit average overall) is required. This qualification can be in any field of study, and does not need to be within the fields of Theology or Ministry.
Please see Admissions for more details on admission into this award.
The course consists of 120 credit points, comprising core research methods units, units taken within your area of specialisation, elective subjects, and a research project in your area of discipline.
All students are required to take the following subjects:
RES601 Research Methods – 20 credit points
All students are also required to complete an independent guided research project. This project is taken within each students’ final semester.
2x 20 credit point subjects, at 600 level, to be taken from your area of specialisation:
BIB601 Methods in Biblical Studies – 20 credit points
BIB602 Seminar Presentation of Research in Biblical Studies – 20 credit points
THE601 Theologians: Method and Meaning – 20 credit points
THE602 Seminar Presentation of Theological Research – 20 credit points
20 credit points, at 500 level or above, to be taken from a discipline outside your specialisation.
Core research project (20,000 words) in your area of discipline RES602 Research Project – 40 credit points
For a full catalog of units of study, click the button below.