Higher Degrees by Research

Our research active supervisors can help you earn a Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Ministry or Doctor of Theology by research.

Research Degrees

Which Degree is Right for You?

All our research degrees require an equally high level of performance, but they are each designed to meet different student needs and prior qualifications.

The Master of Philosophy may suit those wishing to pursue a more contained research project.  It is available for a wide range of subject areas from a specialist theological interest to an interest in relating theology to other disciplines. The program consists of research and the preparation of a thesis. Find out more:

The Doctor of Ministry provides a particular opportunity to investigate practical life situations through the lens of theological understanding. The program consists of two coursework units (20%) followed by research and thesis (80%). Find out more:

The Doctor of Philosophy is open to those wishing to pursue either specialist theological research or wider research with theological implications. The program consists of research and the preparation of a thesis. Find out more:

The Doctor of Theology is open to those with appropriate prior theological study who wish to continue in a theological specialisation. The program consists of research and the preparation of a thesis. Find out more:

 

All research degrees are available either full-time or part-time.  All theses and presentations are written in English. For full information regarding individual degrees and their various requirements, see the SCD Handbook.

 

Further Information & Advice

Professor James Harrison

Research Director, SCD

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +61 2 9889 1969

Mail: PO Box 1882, Macquarie Centre, NSW 2113