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Theology (Research)

Australian Catholic University

12 months
25736 AUD/year
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The Master of Theology (Research) from the Australian Catholic University is a higher degree by research that can be undertaken either by thesis or by coursework and thesis. 

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The Master in Theology (Research) from the Australian Catholic University provides students with substantial background in Theology and preliminary research training with the opportunity to undertake a major piece of theological research in a specialised area.

Graduates will be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced knowledge and skills in a theological discipline, which may include philosophy;
  • the capacity to undertake successfully under supervision a major piece of theological or philosophical research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Master of Theology Thesis A Ft
  • God, the Universe and Everything
  • The Problem of Evil
  • Truth and Interpretation (Hermeneutics)
  • Special Studies in Philosophy
  • Philosophy Project A

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits


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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 074592C
  • A candidate for the degree of Master of Theology (Research) must comply with the Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations. 
  • To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed: 
  • an undergraduate degree in Theology (or equivalent) with Honours at a minimum level of Second Class Division A; or 
  • a Master of Theological Studies with a distinction average or higher in THEL623 Theology Project C and THEL619 Introduction to Theological and Philosophical Research (or equivalent); and 
  • a specialisation in one of the theological disciplines, or philosophy as it relates to theology.
  • An applicant seeking admission on the basis of a qualification undertaken in a language other than English must satisfy the English language proficiency requirements set by the University. This is an overall academic IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all tests)

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    25736 AUD/year
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1501 - 2659 AUD /month
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