Master of Ministry

Course Description

The Master of Ministry introduces graduate students to the sources and content of the Christian story and message, and provides training that emphasises application of this story and message in the world. The course requires specialisation in disciplines wherein knowledge of God is applied to guide Christian practice in at least two areas in the field of Ministry & Practice.

The course is a means of preparing men and women for communicating Christian knowledge as well as laying the foundation for advanced degrees in theology and ministry.

See the ACT website for the full list of course learning outcomes.

Entry Requirements
  • Academic Qualifications: Completed three year non-theological bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work
Career Options

The Master of Ministry has been devised to train men and women for ministry in areas of pastoral practice. Morling is the accrediting college for Baptist ministers in NSW and ACT, and the Master of Ministry is recommended for those who wish to become an accredited Baptist Pastor.

Credit Points

24 units (288 credit points) at AQF level 8 and above, with a minimum of 8 units (96 credit points) at level 9.

Course Duration

Minimum 3 years, maximum 9 years.

Study Modes

Units are available both on-campus and online.

Campuses this course is delivered at:

Sydney Campus & Perth Campus

Course Structure

OT001 and OT002    Old Testament Introduction 24
NT001 and NT002 New Testament Introduction 24
CH Church History 24
TH Theology 36
OT/NT  Biblical Exegesis (min 12 cps from each Testament)   36
EM/PC/DE  Ministry and Practice (including one 12cps capstone unit OR a 12/24/36 cps Project)   72
AQF Level 8 and above   Electives from any field 72

This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.