Master of Arts (Social Justice)

Summary information

Course title

Master of Arts (Social Justice)






  • Yarra Theological Union

Overseas students


AQF level

Level 9 – Masters Degree

Study mode

  • On campus

Study load

  • Part-time
  • Full-time


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

Cost of study

The MA(SocJust) requires completion of 12 standard postgraduate units. Fees for 2017 are $2286 per unit or $13716 for a full-time year (6 units).

Detailed information

What is this course about

The Master of Arts (Social Justice) enables students to acquire a deep and broad understanding of key themes and methodologies in social justice and to integrate knowledge of the field.

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Arts (Social Justice) are able to demonstrate:

  1. proficiency in drawing on the Scriptures to illustrate the importance of social justice
  2. capacity to interpret key social justice documents from Christian traditions in their historical location
  3. the ability to reflect critically on the key principles and concepts arising from the literature
  4. how Christian social principles can be applied to contemporary social issues
  5. the ability to engage in dialogue using principles drawn from the literature on social justice

Follow on study


Admission dates

Admissions for first semester 2017 close on Friday 17 February 2017.
Admissions for second semester 2017 close on Friday 21 July 2017.

Eligibility requirements

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

How to apply

How to Enrol

Course structure

The Master of Arts (Social Justice) consists of 180 points comprised of:

  1. 45 points of Foundational units in three disciplines from at least two Fields
  2. CH9230Y or DT9230Y Catholic Social Thought in Australia and Overseas
  3. 45 points of Elective units with a focus on social justice to the satisfaction the of Academic Board
  4. 15 points of Elective units in any discipline
  5. XR9998Y Social Justice Research Essay
  6. Further Foundational or Elective units to make a total of 180 points.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Masters gown


Black trencher


Stewart Blue


Enquiry information