Master of
ARTS (CHRISTIAN STUDIES)

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DurationFull time study over 2 years (Maximum 8 years)
Course TypePostgraduate Degree (coursework)
Course CodeMACS02

Course Structure

Overview

This program is designed for students who…

Are graduates of a non-theological degree

Are eager to gain understanding of the sources and content of the Christian story and message with a focus on their practical application to today’s world

Feel called particularly to a professional practice in Islamic Contexts

Structure

Students undertake the Graduate Diploma of Christian Studies as the first year of the Master of Arts (Christian Studies)

The second year of study comprises:

1 Integrative Studies unit

3 elective units from any field

a research project of 12,000 words

Required Subjects (4+2)

CORE SUBJECTS

Old Testament Foundations

Old Testament Prophets and Writings

Jesus and the Gospels

Early New Testament Church

CORE ELECTIVES

Grace and Eschatology

Knowledge of God

Person and Work of Christ

Electives Subjects (2)

TEACHING

Biblical Interpretation

New Testament

Old Testament

Languages: Hebrew & Biblical Greek

Philosophy & Ethics

INTER-CULTURAL STUDIES

Cross-Cultural Missions

Islamic Studies

LEADERSHIP

Christian worship

Pastoral Care

Preaching

Evangelism

Principles of Leadership & Management

SPIRITUAL FORMATION

PASTORAL CARE & CHAPLAINCY

Pastoral Skills & Methods

Practical Ministry Field Education

Living Faiths

Research Project

In depth research in an area of interest discovered in your studies.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a 3-year non-theological undergraduate degree or equivalent.

Non English Speaking Background Students: minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7.0 with no band score lower than 7.0 in reading and writing or 6.5 in listening and speaking.

Dr Peter Riddell
Program Leader & Vice Principal (Academic)
Master of Arts (Christian Studies)

MST is an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology, CRICOS: 02650E.

For more detailed information on these courses see the ACT course overview.

Master of Arts (Christian Studies)