Master of Theological Studies


2 year (full-time),
up to 6 years (part-time)


Classroom, Online, Mixed

Total cost

$32,784 (At 2022 fees)

Next intake

February, July

Course Overview.

The Master of Theological Studies enables students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in theology and its associated disciplines. Students broaden their knowledge and skills and deepen their engagement with select areas of study to prepare them for professional practice and further learning.

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

Course outcomes.

Graduates of the Master of Theological Studies:
  1. have advanced knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required in theology and its related disciplines
  2. have mastery of research principles and methods, including analytical and communication skills applicable to theology and its related disciplines
  3. have advanced skills of interpretation and critical reflection on a range of theological and related disciplines, with awareness of 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 theology 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, capstone experience, or piece of scholarship.

Course structure.

The Master of Theological Studies consists of 288 points comprised of: a)    72 points of Postgraduate Foundational units in three disciplines from at least two fields b)    120 points of Postgraduate Elective units c)    Either one Capstone unit of at least 24 points or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis d)    Further units at postgraduate level.

Admission criteria.

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree.

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Applications close 30th January