Full Time:
AUD$7,340 per semester (2022)

Part Time:
AUD$3,670 per semester (2022)

Fees are the same for domestic and international students
FEE-HELP is available to eligible domestic students

Research Period

Semester 1:
31 January 2022 - 24 June 2022
Census Date: 31 March 2022

Semester 2:
25 July 2022 - 9 December 2022
Census Date: 31 August 2022

International Students

  • Can only study full time
  • Required to meet the English language and admission requirements
  • Not eligible for FEE-HELP
  • Must have a current student visa

Higher Degree by Research Courses

A research degree is a postgraduate degree completed by research. Only the Doctor of Ministry has a 20% coursework component, all the other research degrees offered by the School is completed by research alone. Candidates graduate with either a Master or Doctoral degree award.

Higher Degree by Research provides a unique opportunity to focus on an area of interest and make an important contribution to the development of one’s chosen area. The research and work involved is largely undertaken independently and the study is supervised by at least two supervisors.

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Master of Philosophy

CRICOS 082668K

The MPhil is undertaken by research and thesis. It provides the opportunity to embark on research, which investigates a theologically related topic.


Doctor of Ministry

CRICOS 063714M

The DMin is undertaken by a combination of specialist coursework (20%) and research and thesis (80%). Together, it equips you for advanced leadership in ministry and would also support an appropriate academic or professional career involving research.


Doctor of Philosophy

CRICOS 063715K

PhD candidates embark on a significant piece of research which investigates a theologically related topic in a systematic, creative and comprehensive manner that is not available in coursework programs.


Doctor of Theology

CRICOS 063716J

The ThD is designed for those who seek to expand their own understanding and develop new knowledge in theology for academic, vocational, professional and/or personal reasons.


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