Master of Arts (Theology)


The Master of Arts (Theology) is the perfect award for pastoral leaders and others seeking to build upon their undergraduate studies. Providing a chance to deepen your education in the classic disciplines of Biblical and Systematic theology, the award will encourage you to integrate your learning and apply it to your life and ministry. This award will also introduce you to research principles and methods applicable to the specialised study of Theology.

Course Abbreviation MA(Th)
AQF Level Level 9 Master Award
Course Length Standard Pathway – 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent (up to 6 years)
Accelerated Pathway – 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent (up to 4 years)
Award Requirements Standard Pathway – 48 credit points at 700 level
Accelerated Pathway – 32 credit points at 700 level
Admission Requirements Standard Pathway – ACT BTh or BMin or equivalent.
Accelerated Pathway – AQF level 8 or 9 award including at least three years of full-time study (or the part-time equivalent) in Ministry or Theology
NESB Requirements IELTS score of 7.0 overall with a minimum 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking.

For more information about this course, view the complete course outline on the ACT website (click here for Standard Pathway or here for Accelerated Pathway) or contact our friendly Academic Registrar.