Master of Theology (Coursework)
formerly Master of Theological Studies, for more information click here
 
The Master of Theology (Coursework) (MTh) 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. 

Course Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Theology (Coursework) Studies are able to demonstrate:
  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. 

Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Theology (or equivalent) or  Bachelor of Ministry

Structure

150 credit-points:
a)    up to 30 credit-points of Foundational units in any discipline;
b)  Capstone unit worth at least 15 points;
  or 12,000 word research essay;
c)  or Further Elective, Praxis or Capstone units to make up a total of 150 points;
 
A candidate who has completed a UDiv Graduate Certificate may be granted credit of 45 points.
 
A candidate who has completed a UDiv Graduate Diploma may be granted credit of 90 points.

Normal Duration

1½ – 5 years

Cricos Code

029680K 

Possible Exit Awards 

Articulation

If Master of Theology (Coursework) includes a 12,000-word research essay or Theological Synthesis of distinction standard:

Enquiries

Rev. Dr Kevin Lenehan, Associate Dean (Postgraduate and Research)