A three-year bachelor of Theology or equivalent in any discipline.
1 ½ years full-time or 4 ½ years part-time.
108 credit points (12 course units)
The MA has nested within it the Graduate Certificate in Arts and the Graduate Diploma of Arts:
MA requires an additional 36 credit points giving a total of 108 credit points
The course may be taken with or without a specialisation.
A specialisation in the MA comprises of 54 credit points in a Discipline with atleast two units at 500 level.
Graduate Certificate in Arts (36 credit points); Graduate Diploma of Arts (72 credit points)
Applicants whose entry qualifications were obtained in an institution where English is not the language of instruction normally require a minimum IELTS (or equivalent) score of 7.0 in all bands of the test.
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 students should be able to:
Masters students are expected to give evidence of a breadth of research and a depth of understanding beyond that of an undergraduate student. In particular, their work should manifest the higher order skills of:
Students are eligible to articulate to the MA(Hons) provided they have achieved the MA with a grade point average of 2.8 or better and including the Research Essay at distinction level. The MA is itself an exit point within the Master of Divinity program.
An MA with a particular specialisation can be considered an entry point into the MTh on the following conditions: