Master of Theological Studies

A coursework Masters degree for professional practice and/or further study and scholarship, the Master of Theological Studies is designed to bring the development of ACT graduate attributes to an advanced level.

COURSE OVERVIEW

A coursework Masters degree at AQF level 9 for professional practice and/or further study and scholarship, the Master of Theological Studies is designed to bring the development of ACT Graduate Attributes to an advanced level.

It provides students who are already graduates with the opportunity to undertake study in the disciplines by which knowledge of God is developed and articulated in the fields of:

  • Bible & Languages (LA, OT, NT, BB)
  • Christian Thought & History (TH, CH, PE)

Students further develop understanding and ministry skills through electives in the fields of:

  • Bible and Christian Thought & History; and/or
  • Ministry & Practice (EM, PC, DM)

The course will include an introduction to the research principles and methods applicable to the specialised study of the theological disciplines.

COURSE RULES

192 Credit Points Overall

16 x 12cp units,
at Level 7 and above,
no more than 60cps at Level 7,
including at least 36cps at Level 9

Primary Course Discipline

Electives

At least 156cps elective units from any unit field, which includes at least one of the following:

Remaining elective credit points to be selected from any field

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

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.