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AQF Level 10 Doctor of Philosophy

This demanding research doctorate offers candidates the opportunity to extend their knowledge and understanding whilst making a significant contribution to a specific field of theological endeavour.

This 288 credit point accredited degree is aimed at eligible candidates who desire to teach and/or conduct research in a theological college or university. Typically they would benefit from a disciplined approach to further learning in their ministry.

It requires the completion of a thesis of 80,000 – 100,000 words. Studies may be undertaken on either a full-time or part-time basis and provision may be made for suspension and extension of candidature.

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



OPEN TO: Domestic Students
AVAILABILITY: Full-time (FT) or Part-time (PT)
DURATION: 3 year FT or up to 6 years PT
STARTING DATE: Anytime during the academic year
COURSE FEES: See our Fees page


If you would like to Apply, please fill in our Prospective Student Form and our Admissions Officer will contact you.



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