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Master of Theological Studies (MTS)

Admission requirements: A bachelor degree or equivalent

The Master of Theological Studies (MTS) is designed to provide you with opportunities to develop your ministry skills and facilitate further theological contemplation. Based on coursework, a feature of the MTS is the opportunity to do assessments that have direct relevance to your current ministry involvement.

Most MTS units are completed in intensive study mode. This includes a week of face-to-face lectures and discussions at SMBC, with reading beforehand and assignments completed afterwards at home. A majority of MTS students are active in ministry, whether in Australia or overseas, providing an ideal classroom environment to benefit from the experiences of others and build networks for ministry support.

Course AQF level: 9 (units are taken at  level 8/9)​
Full-time: 2 years
Maximum time: 8 years
Credit points: 192
Available to overseas students: yes
Admission Requirements:  Academic Qualifications: A non-theological 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 country experience

For more detailed information on this course see the ACT course overview

View Course Outline for Part-Time Study

If you are interested in this course, please feel free to contact our registrars for more information here



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Sydney Missionary and Bible College is an affiliated college with the Australian College of Theology
ACT Cricos Code Provider: 02650E
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