Master of Theological Studies

MCD University of Divinity
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 14,225
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 14,890

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Theology or Bachelor of Ministry, or an equivalent qualification.


Graduates of the Master of Theological Studies are able to demonstrate:

  • a critical awareness of issues pertaining to the study of theology as an academic discipline;
  • highly developed skills in exegesis, historical and theological methodologies;
  • an advanced ability to apply skills gained and concepts explored in the academic study of theology to one or more practical settings, and to engage in critical reflection on experience that in turn influences the development of skills and the expression of concepts;
  • creativity and initiative in integrating knowledge and skills in the various disciplines of theology, and apply them to new situations in professional ministry and/or further learning;
  • the development of skills relevant to tertiary study in the humanities more generally, including the capacity to undertake research; to read, think, and critically interpret; to write coherently, with the ability to develop an argument drawing on a range of appropriate resources; to work cooperatively as part of a group; and to present information orally;
  • skilled use of electronic databases, journals and other scholarly literature;
  • the ability to plan and execute a substantial research essay, theological synthesis, or supervised ministry project.

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