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Master of Practical Ministry

Not offered in 2011


80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Nationally online

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Graduate Diploma in Ministry; or
  2. Bachelor of Theology; or
    1. Bachelor degree in another discipline; and
    2. completion of at least four units in theology.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 40 cp from Core Units;
  2. 20 cp from Practicum Units;
  3. 20 cp from Electives.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THEL603 10 Introduction to Ministry
THEL604 10 Catholic Social Thought
THEL605 10 Theological Reflection on Ministry
THEL606 10 Leadership in Ministry

Practicum Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
THEL607 10 Ministry Practicum 1
THEL608 10 Ministry Practicum 2
(Pre: THEL607 Ministry Practicum 1)


Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
PHIL619 10 Philosophical Foundations and Ministry
THEL609 10 Contexts of Ministry
THEL610 10 Special Topics in Catholic Social Thought
THEL611 10 Religious Diversity: Ministry in Contemporary Australia
THEL612 10 Intimacy and Relationships
THEL613 10 Grief and Loss
THEL614 10 Ageing
THEL615 10 Youth Ministry
THEL616 10 The Arts, Spirituality and Ministry

1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.