Master of Arts (Theology)

Attain. Master of Arts
In theology
Online at PTC

PTC offers the Master of Arts (Theology) award fully online, fully on-campus, and in mixed mode.

The MA(Th) is designed to provide graduates in theology, including those who are practitioners in ministry, the opportunity to undertake study at coursework masters level, thus consolidating and enhancing areas of speciality, or proceeding to new areas of professional and vocational expertise on the foundation of their first degree in theology.

Entrance requirements: Open to ACT graduates with a BTh or BMin (or equivalent).

The award can be taken over 2-8 years. A typical award might consist of 6 individual subjects (8 credit points each) and a final research project (16 credit points).

For more information, consult the PTC handbook, the PTC online course handbook, or speak to the PTC postgraduate dean. Enrolment cannot be completed online, but must be through interaction with the Postgraduate Dean and with forms submitted to the Registrar. You will then be advised of your username and password to access this site.

The unit explores the motif of covenant as that motif is set forth and developed in the Old and New Testaments. Audio lectures are delivered by Dr Guy Prentiss Waters, BA, MDiv, PhD. Guy is the James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Miss., USA.

This course covers how to preach from the Old Testament, with particular emphasis on how to preach expository sermons from Old Testament narrative. A method will be developed and then applied to the book of Judges. Audio lectures are delivered by Dr Belcher, the John D. and Frances M. Gwin Professor of Old Testament, & Academic Dean at the Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte.

This unit provides students with opportunity to discuss and integrate practical biblical anthropology and its counselling implications. It also helps students develop biblical strategies for pursuing counselees with acute and chronic problems having physiological manifestations.