The Master of Ministry gives religious practitioners and other church leaders the opportunity to upgrade their knowledge and skills. We offer a broad range of learning opportunities to students who wish to explore their faith and beliefs, as well as those of other cultures.
- Tailor your studies
You'll complete core subjects in the foundations of church ministry and guided research in ministry. You can then choose where your degree will take you. We offer research strands in ministry, pastoral counselling, institutional chaplaincy, mission and leadership, and religious and values education.
- Study your way
You can choose to study this course on campus (at one of four teaching sites), online, or a combination of the two.
- Quality teaching
Charles Sturt University has a well-established reputation for its emphasis on student learning, quality teaching and research in theology. Our approach is ecumenical, with staff drawn from a variety of Christian traditions, all committed to developing and delivering a comprehensive, rigorous and vibrant theological education.
Whether you work in chaplaincy, ministry, church leadership or pastoral and aged care – or you aspire to do so – Charles Sturt University's Master of Ministry will equip you with the professional knowledge and skills to succeed.
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Reflective Practice in Contemporary Ministry
- Supervision in Ministry
- Guided Research in Ministry
- Church Governance and Management
- Christian Chaplaincy in Context
- Applied Principles of Church Leadership
- Practical Studies in Liturgy and Worship
- Contemporary Issues in Practical Theology
- Contemporary Mission and Evangelism
- Public Theology for Ministry
- 18 months
- 36 months
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DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology View 20 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in Australia
- CRICOS CODE: 042758F (Canberra, United Theological College)
Candidates for admission to the Master of Ministry shall:
- have an undergraduate degree in Theology from a recognised Australian university or equivalent; or hold the Graduate Diploma of Theology with a Credit average or higher;
- have at least two years full-time professional experience in ministry.
International20000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 20000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
National15600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15600 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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