Master of Theology

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As a Campus of Australian College of Christian Studies (ACCS), Perth Bible College offers the Master of Theology 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 Theology is a coursework program designed for those who hold at least a Bachelor of Theology (or equivalent); and who wish to pursue theological studies in greater depth by preparing them for independent postgraduate research at Doctorate level.

Graduates will have advanced knowledge and skills in relation to theology and its related disciplines, enabling them to undertake research, to engage in professional practice, and to continue life-long learning. Students are enabled to develop a deep and integrated understanding of an advanced body of knowledge in either one or more theologically related disciplines with a solid grasp of recent developments in those sub-disciplines.

Course Duration and Structure

The course is 1.5 years full time and a maximum of 4.5 years part-time. The course structure is based on 3 semesters (Each 15 week duration), with 4 units taught in each semester. Each unit carries 9 credit points and graduates require a total of 108 credit points including either a discipline or subdiscipline specialisation of 6 units, or in-depth studies of three units in two disciplines or subdisciplines to successfully complete the course units.

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).

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CRICOS Course Details
Course Name Master of Theology
CRICOS Course Code 063709G
Course Sector HE (Higher Education)
CRICOS Provider Sydney College of Divinity
CRICOS Provider Code 02948J