Master of Pastoral Care MPC (Regulation 70)

The Master of Pastoral Care enables students to acquire a deep and broad understanding of key themes and methodologies in pastoral care and to integrate knowledge of the field.

Entry Requirements:     Successful completion of an undergraduate degree, or an approved equivalent.

Structure:

  • 96 points of Foundational units comprised of:
    48 points in the discipline of Biblical Studies;
    24 points in the discipline of Systematic Theology;
    and 24 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
  • 96 points of Elective units in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
  • 24 points of Elective units in any discipline
  • One Capstone unit of at least 24 points in the discipline of Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies or in synthesis with it
  • Further Foundational or Elective units to make a total of 288 points.

Normal Duration:           2 – 6 years

Articulation:  Master of Theology (Research), Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy/Theology [If MPC from the University of Divinity, with a 16,000 minor thesis graded to at least 75%].