Master of Divinity Program By University of Divinity |Top Universities
Program Duration

36 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Theology, Divinity and Religious StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

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. 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, and apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, theological synthesis, or supervised ministry project.

Program overview

Main Subject

Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

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. 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, and apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, theological synthesis, or supervised ministry project.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

79+
6+
58+

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More programs from the university

Teaching at the University of Divinity is structured around four broad fields of study: Humanities, Biblical Studies, Christian Thought & History, and Theology: Mission and Ministry. Depending on the study program you choose, you will study units across these four study areas. A complete list of units can be found on the university’s website.

If you have a degree from another university, a Victorian Certificate of Education, International Baccalaureate or equivalent, you will be eligible to study at undergraduate level. Applicants who have the Victorian Certificate of Education are also eligible to apply for all undergraduate courses. If you don’t meet these requirements, you may be able to apply to enter the Diploma in Theology program in advance of further undergraduate study.


Postgraduate qualifications available from the University of Divinity are listed below. For more information about the applications process, visit the university’s website.

  • Master of Biblical Studies
  • Master of Church History
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Education and Theology
  • Master of Pastoral Care
  • Master of Philosophical Studies
  • Master of Spiritual Direction
  • Master of Spirituality
  • Master of Theological Studies
  • Master of Theology
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Theology

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