Caring for the spiritual needs of people in a variety of life situations has become increasingly important in contemporary society.
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
About this course
Caring for the spiritual needs of people in a variety of life situations has become increasingly important in contemporary society. As a result, chaplains are now found in schools, hospitals, prisons, aged care, and many other work places.
This Masters qualification will provide you with an excellent academic and practical foundation for meeting the challenges of working as a chaplain across a range of contexts. You will also have the opportunity to conduct in-depth research on a specialised area of interest. Main research areas include spirituality, pastoral care, rituals, religious and cultural demographics, ethics, and theological foundations.
As a graduate of this Masters, you will be attractive to potential employers due to having experienced the breadth of a university degree. This course will enhance your qualifications and open opportunities for you to work as a chaplain in schools, hospitals, prisons, aged care, and many other work places.
Perth Campus (some units external)
Mid-year start available (Domestic students)Mid-year start available (International students)
School of Arts
Social & Cultural Studies
Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate.
Level of Study
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Murdoch University.