Master of Missional Leadership

It is a course of study for ministry practitioners who already have some professional experience or for initial professional development. The course is an introduction to action learning principles applied in the context of the practitioner.

ITS PURPOSE IS

The Master of Missional Leadership course is aimed at:

  • broadening and deepen Missional Leadership ministry concepts and practice; and/or
  • providing opportunities for continuing professional and vocational development in missional leadership after the completion of a first degree.

It is a course of study for ministry practitioners who already have some professional experience or for initial professional development. The course is an introduction to action learning principles applied in the context of the practitioner.

GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES

  • Ability to negotiate successfully the content and demands of a number of units in a specialised field of study in which theological insights are brought to bear upon the graduates ministry context.
  • Demonstration of knowledge and competence of skills in the analysis of texts and ideas, and issues in practical ministry.
  • Demonstration of wide reading, intellectual independence, critical thinking and analytic rigour at early postgraduate level such that the potential for research at masters level is emerging.

COURSE RULES

Primary Course Discipline

24cps from OT and NT units

  • OT001-712 Old Testament Foundations
  • OT002-712 Old Testament Prophets and Writings
  • NT001-712 Jesus and the Gospels
  • NT002-712 The Early New Testament Church

12cps in CH / TH units at Level 7

  • CH001-712 Christianity in History to 1550
  • CH002-712 Christianity in History from 1550
  • PE010-712 Christian Worldview
  • PE004-712 Christian Ethics
  • TH001-712 Knowledge of God
  • TH002-712 The Doctrine of God and the Work of Christ
  • TH003-712 The Doctrines of Grace and Eschatology
  • TH004-712 Church, Sacraments and Ministry

12cps units at Level 7 from any of the above OT / NT / TH / CH

144cps Level 8-9 units:

  • PC071-812 Missional Leadership in the 21st Century
  • EM023-912 Missional Spirituality
  • EM044-812 Missional Hermeneutics
  • EM045-812 Cultural Exegesis

24cps Level 9 Project in EM (EM200-924)

36cps elective units from the fields of EM / PC / DM / PE

Between 24-48 cps elective units from any unit field.

Please note that some units are offered in alternate years – check timetables or consult with Registrar

* Languages are exempt from level requirements

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Academic Qualifications

  • Completed 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent

Language Qualifications for NESB

  • IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work

Graduates of a BMin or BTh or equivalent are eligible to receive advanced standing for up to 60 cps of Level 7 units in the course based on units completed in their previous degree, with the remainder of the course to be completed at Level 8-9. Candidature periods will be reduced according to the volume of advanced standing granted.

Graduates of an AQF level 8 or 9 award (Grad Cert or Grad Dip) in Ministry or Theology are eligible to receive advanced standing for up to 96cps of level 7 & Level 8 units. Nb. A maximum of 96cp total.

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.