The Master of Education and Theology (MEdTheol) 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.
This course is offered by CTC and Yarra Theological Union in collaboration.
Course Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Master of Education and Theology:
- have mastery of educational and theological concepts which underpin the practice and mission of faith-based learning contexts
- have skills to reflect critically on professional practice in faith-based learning contexts, informed by education and theological theory
- apply insights from the dialogue between education and theology to generate and evaluate complex concepts in professional practice and further learning
- have communication and technical research skills to investigate, interpret and justify theoretical propositions and professional decisions in faith-based learning contexts
- apply relevant skills in the disciplines of education and theology through the execution of a substantial research-based project, capstone experience or piece of scholarship.
- an undergraduate degree; and
- a qualification recognised for teacher registration in Australia; and
- two years of full-time teaching experience or part-time equivalent.
The Master of Education and Theology consists of 216 points comprised of:
- DE9016L Education and Theology in Dialogue or DE/DM/DLR9663Y Leadership for Mission in a Catholic School
- 24 points in Biblical Studies or Systematic Theology
- 24 points in Education or Religious Education
- 24 points in Education or Religious Education or Systematic Theology
- A Capstone unit of at least 24 points, or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis (48 points)
- Further Level 8 or 9 units
- At least 96 points of Level 9 units must be included.
Pre-2019 units of 15 points in volume will be counted as 24 points for the purpose of course completion.
3 semesters – 4 ½ years
Graduates who meet the other requirements for higher degrees by research may be eligible for admission to: