Master of Arts (Theological Studies), M.A. | Online (optional) | Charles Sturt University | Bathurst, Australia
18 months
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22800 AUD/year
17968 AUD/year
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About

Interested in deepening your faith and engaging with serious Christian thought? Already have an undergraduate degree in another discipline? Then the Master of Arts (Theological Studies) from Charles Sturt University is for you. With flexible modes of study, this course will give you a thorough overview of the Bible, Christian theology, church history, and Christian ministry and practice.  

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Overview

The School of Theology is home to students and lecturers from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and church traditions, creating a rich and vibrant learning community where you can safely explore faith questions. 

Taught by range of Christian scholars, you’ll be challenged to search for meaning and spiritual depth in contemporary Australia, through a comprehensive, rigorous theological education.  

This Master of Arts (Theological Studies)  degree at Charles Sturt University  will help you expand your knowledge of the Bible and develop key skills in biblical interpretation. Learn how the rich history of the Christian tradition has informed contemporary church practice. 

Explore how key thinkers have grappled with core issues of doctrine and experience. Gain skills in theological reflection and pastoral practice for your Christian ministry. You’ll also extend your communication, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities – a valuable set of skills for any career path.

Explore your faith and beliefs with either online learning or at one of our four teaching sites. The School of Theology has campuses in Canberra (St Mark’s) and Sydney (United Theological College). It is also affiliated with St Barnabas’ College in Adelaide and St Francis’ College in Brisbane – where you can study elements of your course. With our online learning platform you’ll regularly engage with lecturers and other students, and have access to extensive library resources.

Career opportunities

After graduating with a Master of Arts (Theological Studies), you’ll be ready for further study – or to start out in a new role. Enter the ministry, move into church leadership or chaplaincy, or play a role in church-run, non-governmental organisations or a mission setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Christian Theology
  • Old Testament Studies
  • New Testament Studies
  • Early Church History
  • Jesus the Christ
  • Biblical Hebrew 
  • New Testament Greek 
  • Christian Ministry
  • The European Reformations
  • The Diaconate
  • Guided Research in Theology
  • Mission, Evangelism and Apologetics
  • Anglican Foundations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

  • Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from an approved tertiary institution, other than an undergraduate degree in Theology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22800 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    17968 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17968 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Bathurst

1260 - 2250 AUD /month
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40000 AUD
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13 Oct 2024
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30 Apr 2024
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50000 INR
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31 Mar 2024
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5000 AUD
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15 May 2024
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1000000 INR
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5000 USD
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01 Apr 2024
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3500 USD
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15 Nov 2024
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2000 AUD
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2000 AUD
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2000 AUD
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1000 AUD
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1000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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Various benefits
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14 Oct 2024
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Various benefits
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24 May 2024
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1500 USD
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01 May 2024
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1000 USD
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01 Mar 2024
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1600 USD
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30 Apr 2024
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3000 USD
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30 Jun 2024
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1000 USD
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26 Jun 2024
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90000 AUD
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3000 USD
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31 Dec 2025
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12000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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10000 USD
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20 Aug 2024
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8000 EUR
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3500 USD
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15 Nov 2024
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2000 USD
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31 Jul 2024
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2000 USD
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20 Aug 2024
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1500 USD
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15 May 2024
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1500 USD
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31 Mar 2024
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1000 USD
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31 Dec 2024
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1000 USD
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29 Feb 2024
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1000 USD
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31 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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30 Jun 2024
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3000 USD
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3000 USD
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1500 USD
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