Master of Intercultural Studies

Admission requirements: A 3 year bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline

The Master of Intercultural Studies (MICS) is a unique postgraduate offering with a focus on the specialised knowledge and research skills needed for expert intercultural ministry practice. It can be completed completely online or via a blend of online, off-campus and on-campus.

This postgraduate course is for those currently serving among people from a different culture than their own, and who are wanting to enhance or sharpen their ministry. They may be serving in cross-cultural ministry overseas, or in Australia.

Course AQF level: 9 (units are taken at  level 8/9)​
Maximum time: 8 years (online and part-time only)
Credit points: 192
Delivery mode: online
Admission Requirements:
Academic Qualifications: Completed 3 year bachelor degree or equivalent
Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.
Note: Candidates who have completed at least one year of full‐time equivalent study in an undergraduate higher education course in ministry or theology may be eligible to receive 48 credit points advanced standing. Postgraduates may be eligible for up to 96 credit points advanced standing.


This is a course of the Australian College of Theology. For more information on this course see the ACT course overview and ACT Coursework Course Enrolment Policy.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us

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