Master of Theology

The MTh is a research masters degree normally involving a thesis of 30,000 words. QTC offers expert supervision in a number of topic areas. Please contact our Registrar to discuss possibilities for further study, and to be put in touch with the relevant supervisor.

Full details of the course, including admission requirements, can be found here.

Course Structure:

The minimum duration of MTh candidature is one year (2 semesters), and the maximum duration of MTh candidature is 2.5 years (5 semesters).

Financial Support:

The course is accredited within Australia as an award of the Australian College of Theology, of which QTC is a member institution along with around 20 other colleges nationally. As such, it is a recognized course for the purpose of Fee-Help (provided you meet the government’s eligibility requirements). Contact the QTC Registrar for the current fee levels for the Master of Theology.

Admission Requirements:

Academic Qualifications:

BTh/BMin Hons, with at least Lower Second Class Honours and at least a Credit grade in the thesis, OR

BTh or BMin with an overall GPA ≥3.0 plus a Graduate Diploma with embedded RTP, with satisfactory completion of Research Methods, an overall GPA≥2.0 and ≥Credit in a major project of at least 12,000 words, OR

BTh or BMin plus a Coursework Masters (such as MA(Th/Min) or MTS) with embedded RTP, with satisfactory completion of Research Methods, an overall GPA≥2.0 and ≥Credit in a major project of at least 12,000 words in FoR, OR

MDiv or MMin with embedded RTP, with satisfactory completion of Research Methods, an overall GPA≥2.0 and ≥Credit in a major project of at least 12,000 words in FoR, OR

MDiv or MMin with an overall GPA≥2.0 plus a Graduate Certificate with embedded RTP, with satisfactory completion of Research Methods, and ≥Credit in a major project of at least 12,000 words in FoR, OR

MDiv or MMin with an overall GPA<2.0 plus a Coursework Masters (Such as MA(Th/Min) or MTS) with embedded RTP, with satisfactory completion of Research Methods, and ≥Credit in a major project of at least 12,000 words in FoR, OR

MTS, MA(ChrStuds) or MML with an overall GPA≥2.0 with embedded RTP, with satisfactory completion of Research Methods, and ≥Credit in a major project of at least 12,000 words, OR

MTS, MA(ChrStuds) or MML with an overall GPA<2.0 plus Graduate Certificate with embedded RTP, with satisfactory completion of Research Methods, and ≥Credit in a major project of at least 12,000 words, OR

Theological and non-theological qualifications deemed by the Research and Research Studies Committee to provide a suitable grounding for Master of Theology study.

RTP = Research Training Pathway

FoR = Field of Research

 

Language requirements for non-English speaking background applicants:

IELTS 7.5 with a minimum of 7.5 in reading and writing, 7.0 in listening and 6.5 in speaking.

Your Next Step?

Please contact our Registrar to discuss possibilities for further study, and to be put in touch with the relevant supervisor.

QTC is an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology.