Master of Leadership and Theology

Graduates can apply knowledge around Catholic identity and mission directly to professional leadership contexts, through this course.

The course is tailored to meet the needs of those aspiring to or who already hold leadership roles in areas such as Catholic education, healthcare or social services. The course also enables students who hold the BBI Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Theology or Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Theology to extend their study in these disciplines.

Through the Master’s award, students also have an opportunity to complete a Capstone Project in a specific area of interest to them under the guidance of a skilled supervisor.

Course Length 2 years full-time, or part-time equivalent, amounting to 160 credit points.
Course Structure Course Structure – Master of Leadership & Theology
Admission Requirements
  • An undergraduate degree in any discipline from an approved tertiary education institution.
  • Desirable but not mandatory – at least two years’ experience in a leadership role in an area aligned with the course’s focus, for example: church leadership; educational leadership within a religious school; ministry; social services provided by a religious organisation.
  • English-language proficiency.
Entry pathways Entry Pathways – Master of Leadership & Theology
Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning
  • Up to 80 units of credit are available in this course in accordance with the Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy.
  • Students who have held a leadership position for two or more years may be eligible for up to 40 credit points in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants for RPL must submit a performance portfolio and letter of support from their employer which demonstrate how their work relates to the following Course Specific Graduate Outcomes:
  1. The ability to demonstrate a high level of skill in the leadership of self, others, systems, and learning.
  2. Clear communication of complex ideas related to leadership and theology to a variety of professional and non-professional audiences, including by using new and emerging technologies.
  3. A capacity to work autonomously and collaboratively, and with a willingness to take responsibility for their own work.
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