Master of Spirituality

Summary information

Course title

Master of Spirituality

Postnominals

MSp

CRICOS code

0

Colleges

  • 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 mode

  • On campus

Study load

  • Part-time

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 2018 are $2,400 per unit or $14,400 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 is this course 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 2018 close on Friday 16 February 2018.
Admissions for second semester 2018 close on Friday 20 July 2018.

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 180 points comprised of:

  • 60 points of Foundational units in three disciplines from at least two fields including 30 points in the discipline of Spirituality
  • 60 points of Elective units in the discipline of Spirituality
  • 15 points of Elective units in any discipline
  • Either a Capstone unit of at least 15 points in the discipline of Spirituality or in synthesis with it, or a Research Essay
  • Further Foundational, Elective, Praxis or Capstone units

provided that at least 120 points are taken in the discipline of Spirituality.

Academic dress

Academic gown

Black Masters gown

Headwear

Black trencher

Hood

Stewart Blue

Where to get further information

Enquiry information