Also refer to General Academic Regulations G42-G55.
The outcome of a PhD is highly specialised, research-based knowledge and expertise.
- Relevant master’s degree
- At least 65% for the research component at master’s level
- Students who obtained 63% to 64% may be considered for PhD Preparatory studies
- English language proficiency as determined by a proficiency test
- Hebrew passed at second-year level of the bachelor’s degree (for the MTh in Old Testament Studies) or an admissions examination may be required
- Greek passed at second-year level of the bachelor’s degree (for the MTh New Testament Studies)
or an admissions examination may be required
Note: The MDiv qualification or a qualification not directly correlated to Theology may be considered for admission to a preparatory year
Examinations and pass requirements
Examination regulations applicable to doctorates in the faculty
A doctorate is conferred on a student only if he or she has complied with all the requirements laid down in faculty regulations: An examined thesis and oral examination. The doctorate is not conferred with distinction.