Master of Theology (Coursework)


2 year (full-time),
up to 5 years (part-time)


Classroom, Online, Mixed

Total cost

$27,320 (At 2022 fees)

Next intake

February, July

Course Overview.

The Master of Theology (Coursework) enables students with an undergraduate degree in theology or ministry to apply an advanced body of knowledge in theology and its associated disciplines. Students deepen their engagement with select areas of study to prepare them for professional practice and further learning.

For more information on the Master of Theology (Coursework) and it’s course regulation please follow this link.

Course outcomes.

Graduates of the Master of Theology (Coursework):
  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, theological synthesis or supervised ministry project.

Course structure.

The Master of Theology (Coursework) consists of 240 points comprised of: a)    Up to 48 points of Postgraduate Foundational units in any discipline b)    A Capstone unit worth at least 24 points or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis c)    Further Postgraduate Elective units to make up a total of 240 points.

Admission criteria.

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Theology or the Bachelor of Ministry or the Master of Divinity, or an equivalent theological qualification (a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma does not satisfy the admission requirements for this award).

Have questions about the course or application process?

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Applications close 30th January