Postgraduate Studies

The wide range of postgraduate studies available at CTC makes further study in theology and philosophy accessible to students with varying undergraduate backgrounds, and diverse interests.

  • Theology graduates can undertake further, specialised study through coursework and higher degrees by research.
  • Graduates from other disciplines can commence theological studies through coursework degrees at postgraduate level.
  • Students seeking to enrol in graduate studies without previous tertiary awards may apply for entry to a Graduate Certificate on the basis of Professional Attainment
Graduate Certificates
The Graduate Certificate in Theology qualifies students in theological study by developing or deepening their knowledge and skills in theological disciplines. Read more... 
The Graduate Certificate in Ageing allows students to engage in focused learning which will assist them to undertake pastoral care roles in church sponsored aged care facilities. Read more... 
The Graduate Certificate in Biblical Languages allows students to acquire knowledge of one or more biblical languages and skills for the analysis and translation of passages in such language(s). Read more...  
The Graduate Certificate in Divinity allows students to explore areas of interest in divinity and its associated disciplines. Read more...  
The Graduate Certificate in Guiding Meditation is designed for those seeking to learn the methods and skills of teaching meditation and meditative prayer in a variety of situations including primary and secondary schools, parishes, hospitals and other settings. Read more... 
The Graduate Certificate in Research Methodology is a postgraduate award for students preparing for a higher degree by research. Read more... 
The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education prepares graduates to teach Religious Education. Read more... 
Graduate Diplomas
The Graduate Diploma in Theology allows students to explore areas of interest in theology. Read more... 
The Specialised Graduate Diplomas allows students to explore specialised study in a discipline of theology. CTC offers the following specialisations: Biblical Studies, Church History, Liturgy, Pastoral Care, Philosophy and Spirituality. Read more... 
Masters Degrees
The Master of Theology (Coursework) is an advanced degree in theology for students with an undergraduate degree in theology or ministry. Read more... 
The Master of Theological Studies is an advanced postgraduate award for students with a tertiary award in another area. It enables students to lay sound foundations in selected theological disciplines and to deepen their engagement and skills in selected areas of theological study. Read more... 
The Master of Education and Theology enables students to apply advanced knowledge of the nexus between education and theology in professional practice contexts such as faith-based schools and prepares them for further learning in these disciplines. Read more...  
The Master of [Specialisation] courses enable students to acquire a deep and broad understanding of key themes and methodologies in one of the following specialisations: Biblical Studies, Church History, Pastoral Care, Philosophy, and Spirituality. Read more... 
Higher Degrees by Research 
The purpose of the Master of Philosophy is to qualify individuals who apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts for research and scholarship, and as a pathway for possible further study. Read more... 
The purpose of the Master of Theology (Research) is to qualify individuals who apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts for research and scholarship, and as a pathway for possible further study. Read more... 
The Doctor of Philosophy is to qualify individuals who apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge, in one or more areas of investigation, scholarship or professional practice. Read more...  
The purpose of the Doctor of Theology is to qualify individuals who apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge, in one or more areas of investigation, scholarship or professional practice. Read more... 

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