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 Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Master of Theology (Coursework) Studies:
- have advanced knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required in theology and its related disciplines
- have mastery of research principles and methods, including analytical and communication skills applicable to theology and its related disciplines
- 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
- articulate and communicate knowledge and insights in theology and its related disciplines to specialist and non-specialist audiences
- apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, capstone experience, theological synthesis or supervised ministry project.
The Master of Theology (Coursework) consists of 240 points comprised of:
- Up to 48 points of Level 8 units in any discipline
- A Capstone unit of at least 24 points; or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis
- Further Level 9 units.
Pre-2019 units of 15 points in volume will be counted as 24 points for the purpose of course completion.
1½ years – 5 years
Graduates who have completed a Minor Thesis to a specified standard standard may be eligible for admission to: