Course details

CRICOS course code: 042692G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Master of Divinity is a primary theological degree for students with a degree in another area. The Master of Divinity enables students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in divinity and its associated disciplines in ministry contexts. Students broaden their knowledge and skills to prepare them for professional practice and further learning.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Divinity:

  • have advanced knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required in divinity and its related disciplines
  • have mastery of research principles and methods, including analytical and communication skills applicable to divinity and its related disciplines
  • have advanced skills of interpretation and critical reflection on a range of theological and related disciplines, with awareness of their 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 divinity 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, theological synthesis, or supervised ministry project.

Follow on study

Graduates who have completed a Research Essay at a specified standard may be eligible for admission to a higher degree by research.

Course structure

The Master of Divinity consists of 432 points comprised of:

a) Not less than 168 points and not more than 192 points of Foundational units, including:

48 points in at least one biblical or associated language

48 points in field B

48 points in field C

24 points in field D

b) Not less than 148 points and not more than 240 points of Elective units, including:

24 points in field B

24 points in field C

24 points in field D

c) Either a Capstone unit worth at least 24 points or a Research Essay.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 49,176; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Whitley College
50 The Avenue
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 49,176; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Stirling Theological College
44-60 Jackson’s Road
Melbourne Victoria 3170
Australia
16,392 Per Year
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27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Pilgrim Theological College
29 College Crescent
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 49,176; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Yarra Theological Union
98 Albion Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128
Australia
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 49,176; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Eva Burrows College
100 Maidstone Street
Melbourne Victoria 3134
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree.

IELTS Academic: 6.5 with no band below 6.0; TOEFL Academic: 550 with a Test of Written English score of at least 4.5; TOEFL Internet: 79 including at least 21 (Writing), 12 (Listening), 13 (Reading), 18 (Speaking); PTE Academic: 58 with no communicative skill score below 50.

Address

University of Divinity
21 Highbury Grove
Melbourne Victoria 3101
Australia
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