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Study at Moore

Postgraduate Admissions

    Master of Arts (Theology)

    Forms

    Step One: Application Form

    • Download and complete an application form.
    • You will need your academic transcripts from your previous theological studies to accompany your application.

    Step Two: References

    • Organise three personal referees, one of these should be from someone currently serving in ministry with you. Download three reference forms and give one to each of your referees.
    • References are not required for those who have graduated from Moore College in the last 10 years.

    Step Three: What happens next?

    • Application is received. Once your application and references are received, initial review is by the Registrar.
    • Learning & Teaching Committee. Your application will then be sent to the Learning and Teaching Committee for review and they will make a decision regarding your admission.
    • Outcome. A member of the Registrar’s department will email you to confirm the decision.

    Completed application and references forms should be returned to the College Registrar:

    POST
    The Registrar
    Moore Theological College
    19 King Street,
    Newtown NSW 2042
    Australia
    EMAIL
    RegistrarDept@moore.edu.au

    Master of Theology

    Forms

    Step One: Contact

    The applicant’s first contact may be with a senior member of faculty or with the Registrar. The Registrar will ascertain the academic eligibility of an applicant for candidacy. Applicants who are not Moore College graduates should provide a certified copy of their full academic transcript. 

    Step Two:  Application Form

    • Download and complete an application form.
    • Provide a proposal of your study program.

    Step Three:  References

    • Organise two personal referees one of these should be from someone currently serving in ministry with you. Download two reference forms and give one to each of your referees.
    • Organise two academic referees.  Download two reference forms and give one to each of your referees.
    • References are not required for those who have graduated from Moore College in the last 10 years.

    Step Four:  Interview

    • An interview with the Director of Postgraduate Studies is arranged to discuss your application and area of research. The Director will write a report of this meeting.

    Step Five: Research and Centres Committee (RACC) Consideration

    The Research and Centres Committee (RACC) will then consider the student’s application and the report from the Director of Postgraduate Studies.  Those undertaking the degree must evidence an understanding of, and aptitude for Christian leadership and ministry.

    The RACC decides whether the application should be endorsed to the College's Academic Board.

    Applications are handled in terms of the procedures set out in the College's Student Policies and Appeals. In cases where the application is rejected the applicant has recourse to the Academic Grievance (Appeals) Policy of the College.

    Completed application and references forms should be returned to the College Registrar:

    POST
    The Registrar
    Moore Theological College
    19 King Street,
    Newtown NSW 2042
    Australia
    EMAIL
    RegistrarDept@moore.edu.au

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Forms

    Step One:  Information

    Provide the College with the following information:

    • a completed PhD Application Form
    • certified academic transcripts for all tertiary qualifications to date
    • proof of studies in either Greek or Hebrew to at least Level III, Year 3 units in a three year degree
    • a certified copy of an IELTS result with at least 7.0 in every band of the academic test (applies to all students requiring a student visa for entry into Australia and to those for whom English is not their first language who have not completed a prerequisite award in English)
    • three personal references:
      • two ministry references including the applicant’s current minister or denominational leader
      • at least one reference should include evidence that on graduation the applicant is likely to have a ministry leading to an increase of ministry in the wider churches that is directly dependent on the benefits that would be gained from the proposed research. 
    • two academic references  (to be forwarded to the College in a sealed envelope by the referee using the form provided by the College for this purpose
    • a piece of writing, between 2,000 and 5,000 words evidencing research capability. A BD project or marked thesis (honours or Masters by research) may be substituted for this item.
    • a research proposal – a 2,000 word essay detailing the proposed thesis topic and approach to research. The following headings should be included in the essay:
      • Topic
      • Statement of problem/question
      • Statement of possible contribution to the field
      • Outline of conceptual framework within which the problem/question is to be addressed 
      • Proposed research (including key objectives and milestones)
      • Methodology and parameters 
      • Requirements for HREC approval of the proposed research (if any) 
      • A literature survey or a synopsis of literature which would be the first draft of a chapter of the thesis as a basis for a preliminary bibliography
      • A tentative outline (including a table of contents) of thesis and timeline for completion.

    Step Two:  Interview

    Depending on the foregoing, an interview is arranged with the Director of Postgraduate Studies and relevant Head of Department. If the applicant is not able to undertake the interview in Sydney, a skype call can be arranged. 

    The Director of Postgraduate Studies will write a report with a recommendation regarding the applicant.

    Step Three:  Research and Centres Committee (RACC) consideration

    The Research and Centres Committee (RACC) will then consider the student’s application and the report from the Director of Postgraduate Studies. 

    The RACC decides whether the application should be endorsed to the College's Academic Board.

    Applications are handled in terms of the procedures set out in the College's Student Policies and Appeals. In cases where the application is rejected the applicant has recourse to the Academic Grievance (Appeals) Policy of the College.

    Completed application and references forms should be returned to the College Registrar:

    POST
    The Registrar
    Moore Theological College
    19 King Street,
    Newtown NSW 2042
    Australia
    EMAIL
    RegistrarDept@moore.edu.au