Master of Theological Studies

University of Divinity

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096386E

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Master of Theological Studies enables students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in theology and its associated disciplines. Students broaden their knowledge and skills and 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 Theological 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, or piece of scholarship.

Follow on study

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

Course structure

The Master of Theological Studies consists of 288 points comprised of:

a) 72 points of Foundational units in three disciplines from at least two fields

b) 120 points of Elective units

c) Either one Capstone unit of at least 24 points or a Research Essay

d) Further units at postgraduate level.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 32,784; 2,732 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
Yarra Theological Union
98 Albion Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128
Australia
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 32,784; 2,732 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
Trinity College Theological School
100 Royal Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 32,784; 2,732 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
Catholic Theological College
278 Victoria Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3002
Australia
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 32,784; 2,732 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
Whitley College
50 The Avenue
Melbourne Victoria 3052
Australia
16,392 Per Year
Read moreTotal course cost: 32,784; 2,732 per standard unit; Application fee: 300
27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
Stirling Theological College
44-60 Jackson’s Road
Melbourne Victoria 3170
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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