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Master of Theology

The CSU Master of Theoogy course is designed to build on previous theological study in order to develop an in-depth understanding of issues in contemporary theology.

Many students choose to study the MTh as a part of their professional development, It can also be a stepping stone to the MTh (Honours) degree and then to doctoral studies.

Degree Structure

** The official information about the degree is on the CSU website and should be consulted for precise information**

The Master of Theology degree is a one-year full-time course (or two years part-time). Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree in theology (or equivalent) or have obtained a credit average or higher in the CSU Graduate Diploma of Theology or equivalent.

To graduate the student must satisfactorily complete 96 points of study Available one of four areas: Church History, Systematic Theology, Practical Theology, and Biblical Studies.

Systematic Theology (32)

THL512 Contemporary Theology in a Global Context (16)
THL542 Political Theology (16)
THL544 Theology and Spirituality in Contemporary Engagement (16)
THL545 Classic Texts in Christian Theology (16)

Biblical Studies (32)

THL511 Contemporary Approaches to Biblical Studies (16)
THL517 Advanced Biblical Exegesis (16)
THL535 Seminar in Biblical and Theological Interpretation (16)

Practical Theology (32)

THL518 Studies in Liturgy and Worship (16)
THL519 Contemporary Issues in Practical Theology (16)
THL540 Public Theology (16)

Church History (32)

THL513 Church History Methodology (16)
THL533 The Philosophy of Religious History (16)
and

Select Option 1 or 2 below:

Option 1: Coursework (64)

THL501 Guided Research (16)

and

Three subjects (48) chosen from the following Restricted Electives:

Restricted Electives
MIN500 Foundations of Church Ministry (16)
MIN522 Advanced Seminar in Mission and Evangelism (16)
MIN540 Approaches to Enquiry in Ministry (16)
THL511 Contemporary Approaches to Biblical Studies (16)
THL512 Contemporary Theology in a Global Context (16)
THL513 Church History Methodology (16)
THL514 Hermeneutics (16)
THL517 Advanced Biblical Exegesis (16)
THL518 Studies in Liturgy and Worship (16)
THL519 Contemporary Issues in Practical Theology (16)
THL533 The Philosophy of Religious History (16)
THL535 Seminar in Biblical and Theological Interpretation (16)
THL540 Public Theology (16)
THL542 Political Theology (16)
THL544 Theology and Spirituality in Contemporary Engagement (16)
THL545 Classic Texts in Christian Theology (16)

or

Option 2: Research

One subject (16) chosen from the Restricted Electives above (this may include THL501)

and

THL514 Hermeneutics (16)
THL650 Theology Masters Coursework Dissertation (32)

 

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