The Master of Spirituality (MSp) enables students to acquire an advanced understanding of the theological and spiritual foundations of spirituality, spiritual practice and spiritual growth, and to apply this knowledge of spiritual principles to individual and community life in the Christian tradition.
Course Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Master of Spirituality:
- have advanced knowledge of the theological and spiritual foundations of spirituality, spiritual practice and spiritual growth in the Christian tradition, and of the relation of these to broader theological studies
- have mastery of skills to reflect critically on personal spiritual experience in the light of key themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality
- have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions and professional decisions about themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality
- apply knowledge of themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality with creativity and initiative to professional practice and further learning
- apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, capstone experience or piece of scholarship.
Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or a University of Divinity Graduate Diploma, or an approved equivalent.
The Master of Spirituality of 288 points comprised of:
- 96 points of Level 8 units in three disciplines, including 48 points in Spirituality, from at least two fields
- 96 points of Level 9 units in Spirituality
- 24 points of Level 9 units in any discipline
- A Capstone unit of at least 24 points, or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis
- Further Level 8 or 9 units.
- At least 192 points must be in Spirituality.
2 years – 6 years
Graduates who meet the other requirements for higher degrees by research may be eligible for admission to: