The Master of Intercultural Ministry is a specialist award designed for those who want training in cross-cultural ministry and who already have an undergraduate degree in another field. It is designed to be shaped around your interests and ministry journey.

Designed with input from missiologists and past and current missionaries, this 18 month full-time (up to 4.5 years part-time) award allows the student to immerse themselves in cross-cultural engagement from the very outset.

Course Information

Course: Master of Intercultural Ministry (MIM)
Accrediting Body: Sydney College of Divinity
Australian Quality Framework Level: AQF 9
School: Alliance Institute for Mission

Number of Units: 8 units/ 72 credit points (CP)
Study Mode: Online (with facilitated learning opportunities)
Course Duration: 1 years full-time or up to 3 years part-time

Course Plan


7 Core Units:
/ Introduction to Biblical Studies
/ Biblical Theology of Mission
/ Introduction to Intercultural Mission
/ Cultural Anthropology for Mission
/ Intercultural Communication
/ Spiritual Preparation for Intercultural Ministry
/ Encountering Living Faiths of the World OR Ministering to the Muslim World

Electives (Choose 2 or 3)
/ Cultural Dynamics in Team Ministry
/ Spiritual Warfare
/ Transformational Development in a Global Context
/ Missiological Hermeneutics
/ Missional Spirituality
/ Missional Leadership

Practicum (Choose 1-3)
/ Engaging in Intercultural Ministry
/ Cross-Cultural Research Project
/ Action Research Project
/ Capstone Unit in Mission

Course Details

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