Master of Divinity


3 year (full-time),
up to 9 years (part-time)


Classroom, Online, Mixed

Total cost

$49,176 (At 2022 fees)

Next intake

February, July

Course Overview.

The Master of Divinity is a primary theological degree for students with a degree in another area. The Master of Divinity enables students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in divinity and its associated disciplines in ministry contexts. Students broaden their knowledge and skills to prepare them for professional practice and further learning.

For more information on the Master of Divinity and it’s course regulation please follow this link.

Course outcomes.

Graduates of the Master of Divinity:
  1. have advanced knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required in divinity and its related disciplines
  2. have mastery of research principles and methods, including analytical and communication skills applicable to divinity and its related disciplines
  3. have advanced skills of interpretation and critical reflection on a range of theological and related disciplines, with awareness of their implications and applications to historical and contemporary issues and contexts, in order to generate and evaluate ideas for professional practice and further learning
  4. articulate and communicate knowledge and insights in divinity and its related disciplines to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  5. apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, theological synthesis, or supervised ministry project.

Course structure.

The Master of Divinity consists of 432 points comprised of: a)    not less than 48 points in at least one biblical or associated language b) not less than 120 points and not more than 144 points of Postgraduate Foundational units, including:
  • 48 points in Field B
  • 48 points in Field C
  • 24 points in Field D
c)  not less than 192 points and not more than 240 points of Postgraduate Elective units, including:
  • 24 points in Field B
  • 24 points in Field C
  • 24 points in Field D
d)    either a Capstone unit worth at least 24 points or RQ9748M Minor Thesis.

Admission criteria.

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree.

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Applications close 30th January