Our Virtual Open Day is designed to answer your questions about the PhD/DMin/MPhil experience at ACU.

Funded positions are available.

Students with an interest in theology, biblical studies, religion, religious ethics, philosophy of religion, and the history, thought, and literature of the classical, late-antique, Byzantine, medieval, and early modern periods are encouraged to join us to learn more about our programs and what higher degree research involves.


The Virtual Open Day information sessions are offered at two times to be hospitable across time zones.

Thursday 14 September 2023

PhD/DMin/MPhil: 5:00pm – 6:00pm Melbourne time (3:00pm – 4:00pm China Standard Time; 8:00 – 9:00am British Summer Time, 9:00 – 10:00am Central European Summer Time; 8:00am–9:00am West Africa Time. For other time zones, click here).

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Friday 15 September 2023

PhD/DMin/MPhil  9:00am – 10:00am Melbourne time (11:00am–12:00pm New Zealand Summer Time; 7:00pm –8:00pm Eastern Daylight Time (USA); 4:00pm – 5:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (USA); // for other time zones, click here).

The Virtual Open Day is an unmissable opportunity to hear more about our dynamic and supportive research community. The program includes:

  • reflections from current research students
  • insights from ACU researchers across our research areas
  • scholarship information (for domestic and international students)
  • overview of research degree support and enrichment programs tailored to your research.

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Individual appointments

Our Associate Dean Research, A/Prof. Michael Champion can assist with questions about potential supervision: please contact michael.champion@acu.edu.au

Times are also available to meet with researchers from your proposed area of research following the Virtual Open Day general sessions.

Biblical and Early Christian Studies (PhD/DMin/MPhil)

Please contact Matthew Crawford to book an appointment – matthew.crawford@acu.edu.au

Medieval and Early Modern Studies (PhD/DMin/MPhil)

Please contact Megan Cassidy-Welch to book an appointment – megan.cassidy-welch@acu.edu.au

Religion and Theology(PhD/DMin/MPhil)

Please contact Philip McCosker to book an appointment – philip.mccosker@acu.edu.au

Doctor of Ministry

Please contact Maeve Heaney to book an appointment for further information on the DMin – maeve.heaney@acu.edu.au

We look forward to connecting with you to discuss your hopes for your future research and how our programs can support you in your exciting endeavours to develop sophisticated skills, generate new knowledge, strengthen professional expertise, and link into a strong national and international research community.

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