The University of Notre Dame Australia

Master of Religious Education (Coursework)

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

Flexible, well-structured and contemporary in its focus, this Master of Religious Education program appeals to experienced teachers who wish to gain a solid theological and educational grounding to become religious educators and school leaders.The degree, which consists of eight courses, can be completed in one year of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study. Classes are available in a mix of modes: Intensive (during school holidays), Semi-intensive (four Saturdays over a semester) and online. Study can be done entirely in externally/online mode if this is more suitable.The Master of Religious Education is designed to provide you with the maximum flexibility to choose subjects that interest you. In addition to the four core Religious Education and Theology courses, you are free to choose four electives from these disciplines. The range of available courses is extensive so please consult the School of Education for further information.


  • 3 compulsory courses
  • 5 specialisation courses
  • 1 elective course


  • Education
  • Theology

Standard entry requirements

Have at least two years of full-time professional experience in either a primary or secondary school setting.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Fremantle Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

Students without research experience will be required to address this through coursework. Before submitting an application, students are encouraged to explore academic biographies to identify potential supervisors.

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