The Master of Arts course is designed for those who hold a tertiary qualification in a non-theological discipline, who wish to pursue a graduate qualification in theology, and who are seeking skills in theological studies to enhance their professional work. On completion a student should be able to: display a solid understanding over a number of issues in the specified theological discipline; be able to evaluate critically the contributions of primary and secondary literature in the specified theological discipline; display a deep appreciation of the contribution of the specified theological discipline to understanding life experience and Church issues; and be able to respond critically in light of the specified theological discipline to life experiences and Church issues.

Course Fee:

Australian: $27,480

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline


108 credit points (12 units)

Subjects you can Study:

Biblical studies; Theological ethics; Christian spirituality; Church history; Counselling; Humanities; Liturgical studies; Missiology; Pastoral theology and practice; Philosophy; Theology

Study Pathways:

Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Arts

Further information:

This is a Sydney College of Divinity award.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info Yes Online 4.5 years
Sydney No info Yes 4.5 years
Sydney No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Sydney No info Yes Part time 4.5 years
The Australian College of Ministries (ACOM) prepares students for a range of ministries, including the professional pastoral ministry, church leadership and ministry in other specialised fields. They conduct courses designed to equip men and women for service in local churches as more effective members of the Church.

In higher education, ACOM delivers a Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor of Theology and Bachelor of Ministry as well as Master of Arts, Master of Leadership and Master of Theology program. In Vocational Education they offer a Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation.

FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP is available for eligible students.

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