Master of Intercultural Studies (MICS)

Admission requirements: A BTh or MDiv or the equivalent of 3 years full-time study in Ministry or Theology

The MICS is a unique and completely online offering with a focus on the specialised knowledge and research skills needed for expert intercultural ministry practice. 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)​
Standard Pathway full-time: 1.5 years
Standard Pathway maximum time: 6 years
Standard Pathway credit points: 48
Accelerated Pathway full-time: 1 year
Accelerated Pathway maximum time: 4 years
Accelerated Pathway credit points: 32
Available to overseas students: yes
Admission Requirements: An AQF level 8 or 9 award including at least three years of full-time study (or the part-time equivalent) in Ministry or Theology. Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking.


For detailed information on this course see the ACT course overview – Standard Pathway or Accelerated Pathway.

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SMBC, PO Box 83
43 Badminton Road, Croydon NSW 2132
T +61 2 9747 4780
Sydney Missionary and Bible College is an affiliated college with the Australian College of Theology
ACT Cricos Code Provider: 02650E
ABN: 11 000 047 950