Master of Theology (Research)

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
Location:
  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield
Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

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The Master of Theology (Research) is a higher degree by research that can be undertaken either by thesis or by coursework and thesis. It 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.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

80

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Ballarat

  • Semester 1 - Research
  • Semester 2 - Research

Brisbane

  • Semester 1 - Research
  • Semester 2 - Research

Canberra

  • Semester 1 - Research
  • Semester 2 - Research

Melbourne

  • Semester 1 - Research
  • Semester 2 - Research

Strathfield

  • Semester 1 - Research
  • Semester 2 - Research
Important Note on Fees

Research Training Program Scholarship
Commencing domestic candidates enrolling in a master-by-research or doctoral degree at ACU will be offered a Research Training Program Fee Offset Scholarship under the Australian Government's Research Training Program.
Further information about Research Training Program Scholarships can be found in the Research Training Program Scholarship Policy available at: http://research.acu.edu.au/graduate-research/policies
International candidates who are not awarded a scholarship that includes a tuition fee waiver, pay full international tuition fees.

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:

  1. an undergraduate degree in Theology (or equivalent) with Honours at a minimum level of Second Class Division B; or
    1. a Master of Theological Studies with a minimum grade of Credit in THEL623 Theology Project C and THEL619 Introduction to Theological and Philosophical Research (or equivalent); and
    2. a specialisation in one of the theological disciplines, or philosophy as it relates to theology.

Meeting the requirements for admission is not in itself a guarantee of admission. Consideration will also be given to the availability of suitable Supervisors and resources to support the candidate.

After identifying your admission eligibility, please find and contact a potential supervisor.

Find a Supervisor

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).

Application forms are available from the Future Research Students webpage, or by email from res.cand@acu.edu.au.

Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents apply directly to the ACU Graduate Research office.

Graduate Research
PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2059
Email: Res.Cand@acu.edu.au

Fees
The cost of the course for local students is borne by the University as part of its Higher Degree Research student program. Students may be eligible for a commonwealth funded Research Training Program (RTP) place.

International students who are not awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship will need to pay full international tuition fees.

The Master of Theology (Research) is a higher degree by research that can be undertaken either by thesis or by coursework and thesis. It 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.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Brisbane
  • 02-Jan-2018 , 02-Jul-2018
Melbourne
  • 02-Jan-2018 , 02-Jul-2018
Strathfield
  • 02-Jan-2018 , 02-Jul-2018

Deferment

No deferment available.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 25% of the program online.

Credit Points

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
  • Unit Fee: $3032.00 (2018)
  • Average first year fee: $24256.00 (2018)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $24256.00 (2018)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. The Unit Fee is based on a 10cp unit. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

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:

  1. an undergraduate degree in Theology (or equivalent) with Honours at a minimum level of Second Class Division B; or
    1. a Master of Theological Studies with a minimum grade of Credit in THEL623 Theology Project C and THEL619 Introduction to Theological and Philosophical Research (or equivalent); and
    2. a specialisation in one of the theological disciplines, or philosophy as it relates to theology.

Meeting the requirements for admission is not in itself a guarantee of admission. Consideration will also be given to the availability of suitable Supervisors and resources to support the candidate.

After identifying your admission eligibility, please find and contact a potential supervisor.

Find a Supervisor

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).

Application forms are available from the Future Research Students webpage, or by email from res.cand@acu.edu.au.

Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents apply directly to the ACU Graduate Research office.

Graduate Research
PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2059
Email: Res.Cand@acu.edu.au

Fees
The cost of the course for local students is borne by the University as part of its Higher Degree Research student program. Students may be eligible for a commonwealth funded Research Training Program (RTP) place.

International students who are not awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship will need to pay full international tuition fees.

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