The Master of Theology (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:
- 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 consists of 240 points comprised of:
- Up to 48 points of postgraduate foundational units in any discipline
- Either a capstone unit of at least 24 points or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis.
- Further elective units to make up a total of 240 points
A person may apply to the Academic Board to enrol as a candidate for the Master of Theology if he or she:
- has obtained or is qualified to obtain a Bachelor of Theology or a Bachelor of Ministry or a Master of Divinity from the University of Divinity or an equivalent theological qualification from a university or college recognised by the Academic Board; or
- is enrolled in the Bachelor of Theology or Bachelor of Ministry at the University of Divinity and has completed at least 378 points of the course of study for that award to a standard and in accordance with any conditions decided by the Academic Board.
- Full-time: 2 years
- Part-time: 5 years.
The 2024 Timetable will be available late October. Click here to view the 2024 timetable.
2024 Unit Fees
- $3,172 per 24-point unit
- FEE-HELP: This course is eligible for FEE-HELP
- Upfront Payment: If you are paying Upfront, via BPay or Credit Card, payment of fees is arranged at enrolment. An invoice will be emailed during the enrolment or reenrolment process