Master of Divinity

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As a Campus of Australian College of Christian Studies (ACCS), Perth Bible College offers the Master of Divinity award. ACCS is a Member Institution of Sydney College of Divinity (SCD) and teaches their awards. SCD (CRICOS Provider Code No 02948J) is recognised by the Commonwealth Government as a Higher Education Provider, offering accredited higher education courses in theology and ministry.

The Master of Divinity course is designed for those who hold a tertiary qualification in a non-theological discipline, who seek a comprehensive education in theology and the opportunity to partake in in-depth theological research; and is for those who those who hold a tertiary qualification in a theological discipline who wish to pursue a graduate qualification in theology as part of their continuing ministerial education.

Graduates will be equipped with expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills in a theological field through developing their understanding and knowledge in a variety of theologically related discipline areas.

Course Duration and Structure

The course is 3 year full time and a maximum of 9 years part-time. The course structure is based on 6 semesters (Each 15 week duration), with 4 units taught in each semester. Each unit carries 9 credit points and graduates require a total of 216 credit points to successfully complete the course.

Academic Pathways

  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Theology
  • Doctor of Ministry
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Subjects

Interpretation of the Bible, Old Testament Theology, New Testament Theology, Isaiah/Jeremiah, Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, Introduction to New Testament Greek, Biblical Hebrew, New Testament Greek, Focused  Study in Trinitarian Theology, Ecclesiology, Doctrine of Sanctification, Church Fathers: An Introduction, Readings in Selected Theologians, Spiritual Leadership, Preaching and Context, Supervised Ministry Practicum, Intro to Pastoral & Practical Theology, Research Methodology, Practical Theology & Future Church, Issues in [topic], Independent Guided  Study, Research Project, Research Essay (18 credit points), Research Essay  (36 credit points).

Policies & procedures applicable to students completing an SCD qualification on the PBC campus

SCD Health and Safety Brochure

SCD Critical Incident Policy

SCD Record-Keeping Policy

SCD Refund and Withdrawal Policy

SCD Student Grievance Policy and Procedures

SCD Grievance Flowchart

CRICOS Course Details
Course Name Master of Divinity
CRICOS Course Code 063710D
Course Sector HE (Higher Education)
CRICOS Provider Sydney College of Divinity
CRICOS Provider Code 02948J