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The Master of Divinity is a primary theological degree for students with a degree in another area. The Master of Divinity enables students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in divinity and its associated disciplines in ministry contexts. Students broaden their knowledge and skills to prepare them for professional practice and further learning.

The Master of Divinity consists of 432 points comprised of:
a) not less than 168 points and not more than 192 points of Foundational units, including:
- 48 points in at least one biblical or associated language
- 48 points in field B
- 48 points in field C
- 24 points in field D
b) not less than 148 points and not more than 240 points of Elective units, including:
- 24 points in field B
- 24 points in field C
- 24 points in field D
c) either a Capstone unit worth at least 24 points or a Research Essay.

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  • DurationThree years full-time or up to nine years part-time
  • Structure18 standard postgraduate units, including 1 capstone or research unit
  • Fees$2,640 per unit
  • Admission CriteriaSuccessful completion of an undergraduate degree.
  • Admission DatesAdmissions for first semester 2021 close on Friday 12 February 2021. Admissions for second semester 2021 close on Friday 16 July 2021.

The Master of Divinity is an AQF Level 9 Masters Degree. It is
- fully accredited through the University of Divinity
- qualifies for Austudy and FEE-HELP assistance
- available to overseas students (CRICOS Code 042692G)
- available online and on campus

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Course outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Divinity
- have advanced knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required in divinity and its related disciplines
- have mastery of research principles and methods, including analytical and communication skills applicable to divinity and its related disciplines
- have advanced skills of interpretation and critical reflection on a range of theological and related disciplines, with awareness of their implications and applications to historical and contemporary issues and contexts, in order to generate and evaluate ideas for professional practice and further learning
- articulate and communicate knowledge and insights in divinity and its related disciplines to specialist and non-specialist audiences
- apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, theological synthesis, or supervised ministry project.

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Master of Divinity summary information (opens to the external University of Divinity site)

Application for the Master of Divinity is made to the Registrar. The Registrar can be contacted on +61 3 9847 5432 and by email at registrar@ebc.edu.au

 

 

Semester 1

  • BA8791B Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

  • BN9796B A Narrative Study of the Gospel of Mark

  • CT8722B Critical Thinking for Theology

  • CT9749B Humanity 3.0: Theological Responses to Trans-, Post- and Antihumanism

  • CT9797B The Triune God

  • DL8798B Worship and Preaching: Essentials

  • DM8113B Mission Foundations

  • DP8795B Leadership: Task and Challenge

  • DP9746B Transformational Leadership in Ministry

  • DS8793B An Introduction to Spiritual Formation

Semester 2

  • BN8701B Interpreting the New Testament

  • BN9744B Lukan Literature

  • CH8291B Introduction to Christian History

  • CT8701B Introduction to Christian Theology

  • CT9739B Imagined Futures in Popular Culture

  • DM9193B Social and Community Mission 1

  • DP8147B Reflective Practice for Vocational Formation

  • DP8704B Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry

  • DP9715B Pastoral and Spiritual Care of Older People

  • XX9735B Capstone Integrative Project

Semester: Full Year

  • DP9121B Supervised Theological Field Education

Graduates who have completed a Minor Thesis at a specified standard may be eligible for admission to a higher degree by research.

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