Course details

CRICOS course code: 097030C

Level of study: Masters Degrees


The Master of Missional Leadership course is aimed at:

i) broadening and deepening Missional Leadership ministry concepts and practice; and/or

ii) providing opportunities for continuing professional and vocational development in missional leadership after the completion of a first degree.

It is a course of study for ministry practitioners who already have some professional experience or for initial professional development. The course is an introduction to action learning principles applied in the context of the practitioner.

Course Structure

192 credit points over 2 years (F/T)

Units in this course are completed at Level 8 and above, including at least 60cps at Level 9.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

Demonstrate up to date specialised knowledge and understanding of Missional Leadership in the fields of Ministry and Practice, including spiritual, ministerial, and ethical implications.
Discuss the research principles and methods used in the fields of Ministry and Practice (especially as they relate to missional leadership and praxis)

Inquiry and Analysis

Utilise and reflect upon prior knowledge and experience, and use and reflect critically on current specialised Ministerial and Missional knowledge, ideas, and practice.

Problem Solving and Integration

Integrate and synthesize learning and knowledge from a wider range of sources and contexts in the investigation of specialised problems and issues in Ministerial and Missional scholarship and practice.


Plan and execute a research project by asking questions and identifying problems and using appropriate ministerial and missional research principles and methods.


Present specialised Ministerial and Missional ideas, knowledge, and principles to engage with professional as well as nonprofessional audiences using a variety of formats.

Teamwork and Professional Practice

As a leader and in groups, apply specialised Ministerial and Missional understandings in formal ministry contexts and the wider community.

Engagement with the World

Bring enhanced professional and vocational capacity to engage with the challenges of contemporary Christianity, society and the wider world.

Continuing Learning and Development

Demonstrate readiness for research at a higher level in capacity for wide reading, analytical rigour and independent thinking.

Course Rules

  • Maximum concurrent enrolment load: 60cps
  • There is a pre-requisite for Level 9 units: 48cps Level 8.

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Course opportunities

Start date: February 2024
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Online study

Trinity College Queensland

Level 1, 60 Bayliss Street
Brisbane Queensland 4066

Entry criteria

Academic Qualifications: Completed 3 year bachelor degree or equivalent

Language Qualifications for NESB: IELTS 7.0 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in reading and writing, and 6.5 in listening and speaking OR 10 years in Australia with English being the language primarily spoken both at home and work.


Australian College of Theology
Level 5, 33 York Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000