Master of Theology

Why study this programme?

Master of Theology provides advanced critical knowledge and skills in the theological disciplines, and their application to contemporary society and church.   Students will emerge from the programme with a sound knowledge base, well-honed critical skills, and a facility in theological methodologies. Building on previous theological study, students will achieve a high level of professional development, independent judgement and creative thinking.

This course is delivered by HKSKH Ming Hua Theological College in partnership with Charles Sturt University. Upon completion, the qualification will be awarded by Charles Sturt University.

This course is an eligible course under the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme.

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a Bachelor degree in Theology or a relevant discipline (or AQF equivalent); OR
  • Have obtained a Credit average or higher in a Graduate Diploma of Theology or an Australian Qualifications Framework equivalent course in Theology or Divinity. 

English Language Proficiency

Students should meet any one of the following criteria:

  • IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each component); OR
  • Level 4 in HKDSE English Language; OR
  • Grade D in HKALE Use of English

Programme Outline

The Master of Theology consists of 5 to 6 subjects (96 points). Students can choose between a Coursework or a Research option:

1)    Coursework option (6 subjects)
Students should complete the compulsory subject, THL501 Guided Research (16 points) and 5 electives (80 points).

2)    Research option (5 subjects)
Students should complete two compulsory subjects, THL514 Theological Hermeneutics (16 points), THL605 Theology Masters Coursework Dissertation (32 points) and three electives (48 points) including THL501 Guided Research.

All students must choose at least two electives (32 points) from one discipline area (Biblical Studies/Systematic Theology/Church History/Practical Theology).

Enrolment & Enquiries

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This is a registered course (Reg. No. 212741) under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (Chapter 493). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

* Tuition fee and other fees are subject to review at the time of enrolment.


1.5 - 3 years

HK$15,225 per subject (16 points)*

6 subjects

* except THL605 (32 points)


About Us

MING HUA is the theological college of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, the Province of Hong Kong in the Anglican Communion.

The College has been serving the Church for more than sixty-five years, beginning life as an institution dedicated to supporting the education of poor and under-privileged members of Hong Kong’s lay Chinese communities.

Today we honour this tradition, renewing our commitment to work for the training and education of all members of God’s Church in Hong Kong and Macau, thereby articulating the vision of our Archbishop and bishops as well as the values and beliefs of the entire Catholic and Apostolic Church.


Our faculty, with local and international backgrounds, offer advanced training in many aspects of Theological Studies.

Charles Sturt University – TEQSA Provider Identification: PRV12018 (Australian University). CRICOS Provider: 00005F.


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