Master of Theological Studies

post GRADUATE
  • 16 Units
  • 2 yrs FT | up to 8 yrs PT
  • 192 Credit Points
  • FEE HELP
  • OVERSEAS

Course Description

If you already have a theological degree but want to grow your professional and vocational expertise, the Master of Theological Studies will help you do that.

The new Master of Theological Studies is a program of coursework offered by the Australian College of Theology and the Master of Arts that it replaces. Students currently enrolled in the Master of Arts can complete their degree by taking these units for credit.

Master of Theological Studies units can also be audited. Auditing affords full participation in the intensive but entails no obligation to complete assessments.

To study for the Master in Theological Studies at BST you need to have a completed bachelor degree or equivalent.

Graduates of an ACT BMin or BTh or equivalent are eligible to receive advanced standing for up to five units based on units completed in their previous degree, leaving eleven units to complete a Master of Theological Studies. You have six years to complete this course. The course will include an introduction to research principles and methods.

Graduates of an ACT MDiv or equivalent are eligible to receive advanced standing for up to eight units based on units completed in their previous degree leaving eight units to complete a Master of Theological Studies. You have four years to complete this course. The course will include an introduction to research principles and methods.

If you’re an overseas student, and English isn’t your first language, you need to have taken the IELTS 7.0 overall with minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking.

2020

  • Transformational Teaching, 24th-28th February 2020, Dr Jay Sedwick
  • Reading Joshua Today, 30th March-3rd April 2020, Dr David Reimer
  • Reading Acts Today, 20th-24th July 2020, Dr Darrell Bock
  • Ethics as Theology, 21st-25th September 2020, Dr Oliver O’Donovan

Units in this course are completed at Level 7 and above, including no more than 60cps Level 7, and including at least 36cps at Level 9.

  • Graduates of an ACT BMin or BTh or equivalent are eligible to receive advanced standing for up to 60cps of Level 7 units in the course based on units completed in their previous degree, with the remainder of the course to be completed at Level 8-9.
  • Graduates of an AQF level 8 or 9 award in Ministry or Theology are eligible to receive advanced standing for up to 96cps of Level 7 and Level 8 units in the course based on units completed in their previous degree, with the remainder of the course to be completed at Level 8-9.

BST Timetable, Calendar and Fees

This course is FEE-HELP approved.

What is FEE-HELP?
FEE-HELP is a loan that helps eligible fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

For eligibility and more information on FEE-HELP go to:
https://www.studyassist.gov.au/help-loans/fee-help