Specialised Masters

For more information regarding the changes to the Master award names click here. 

The Master of [Specialisation] enables students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in one of the following specialised disciplines in relation to broader theological studies. Students broaden their knowledge and skills and deepen their engagement with select areas of study to prepare them for professional practice and further learning.  

   Biblical Studies  MBS
   Church History  MCH
   Pastoral Care  MPC
   Philosophy  MPS
   Spirituality  MSp

Course Outcomes

Check the UDiv website for each specialisation

Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree (or equivalent) or Graduate Diploma in Theology (or equivalent)


180 credit-points.
See the UDiv website for units required for each specialisation. 
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

2 – 6 years

Possible Exit Awards


If Specialised Master includes a 12,000-word research essay of distinction standard:


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