Summary information

Postnominals

MSp

CRICOS code

N/A

Colleges where it can be studied
  • Catholic Theological College
  • Jesuit College of Spirituality
  • Pilgrim Theological College
  • Stirling Theological College
  • Whitley College
Overseas students

No

AQF level

Level 9 – Masters Degree

Study load
  • Part-time
Study mode
  • Face-to-face
Duration

Two years full-time or up to six years part-time.

Cost of study

The Master of Spirituality requires completion of 12 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2020 are $2,640 per standard unit or $15,840 for a full-time year (6 units).

Fees are subject to change from year to year. For more information about fees, please visit the Fees page.

Detailed information

What this course is about

The Master of Spirituality enables students to acquire advanced understanding of the theological and spiritual foundations of spirituality, spiritual practice and spiritual growth, and to apply this knowledge of spiritual principles to individual and community life in the Christian tradition.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Spirituality:

  1. have advanced knowledge of the theological and spiritual foundations of spirituality, spiritual practice and spiritual growth in the Christian tradition, and of the relation of these to broader theological studies
  2. have mastery of skills to reflect critically on personal spiritual experience in the light of key themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality
  3. have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions and professional decisions about themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality
  4. apply knowledge of themes, traditions and approaches in spirituality with creativity and initiative to professional practice and further learning
  5. apply relevant theological and hermeneutical skills through the execution of a substantial research-based project, capstone experience or piece of scholarship.
Follow on study

Admission

Admission dates
  • Admissions for first semester 2020 close on Friday 14 February 2020.
  • Admissions for second semester 2020 close on Friday 17 July 2020.
Admission criteria

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.

How to apply

How to Enrol

Course structure

The Master of Spirituality consists of 288 points comprised of:

  • 96 points of Foundational units in three disciplines from at least two fields including 48 points in the discipline of Spirituality
  • 96 points of Elective units in the discipline of Spirituality
  • 24 points of Elective units in any discipline
  • Either a Capstone unit of at least 24 points in the discipline of Spirituality or in synthesis with it, or the unit RQ9748M Minor Thesis
  • Further Foundational, Elective, Praxis or Capstone units

provided that at least 192 points are taken in the discipline of Spirituality.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Masters gown

Headwear

Black trencher

Hood

Lemon

Where to get further information

Enquire about this course

  • Please select the relevant student option. If you intend to apply for admission as an overseas student, refer to the field "Overseas students" in the summary information provided at the top of this page to check if it is possible for this course.