3 years part-time.
EFTSL value of units : All 10cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values
An applicant must comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy
International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have:
- completed a Bachelor degree including a major in theology OR a relevant postgraduate qualification in theology, such as the Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies and;
- demonstrated suitability to undertake the course, as evidenced by interview.
Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.
To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 120 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, including:
- 80 cp from Specified Units (Part A);
- 30 from Research Units (Part B);
- 10 cp from 600-level units from the Unit Schedule for the Master of Theological Studies (Part C).
A student who has completed the 80 cp of specified units from the Schedule of Unit Offerings in the Master of Spiritual Direction may exit with a Graduate Diploma in Spiritual Direction.
Students need to receive a minimum 75% result in both
Part A : Specified Units
Complete exactly 80 credit points from the following:
|THSP509||Ignatian Discernment and Decision-Making||10|
|THSP520||Introduction to Spiritual Direction in the Ignatian Tradition||10|
|THSP521||Psychological Foundations for Supervision and Spiritual Direction||10|
|THSP522||Ethics and Professional Practice in Supervision and Spiritual Direction||10|
|THSP632||Spiritual Exercises Theory A||10|
|THSP633||Spiritual Exercises Praxis A||10|
|THSP634||Spiritual Exercises Theory B||10|
|THSP635||Spiritual Exercises Praxis B||10|
Part B : Research Units
Complete exactly 30 credit points from the following:
|THEL619||Introduction to Theological and Philosophical Research||10|
|THSP636||Capstone Research Project (Spiritual Direction)||20|
Part C : Elective Unit (600 level) from the Schedule of Unit Offerings of the Master of Theological Studies
Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:
|MTHSTN||Master of Theological Studies||160|
Students may choose a taught 600-level unit in any theological subdiscipline OR a 600-level research project unit that enables them to add further depth to the area of research selected for THSP636. The latter option is recommended for students potentially wishing to apply for a higher degree by research.