Programme: PGDip (Theology and Ministry)

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Code Faculty Department
06220002 Faculty of Theology and Religion Department: Theology and Religion Dean's Office
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120 NQF level:  08

Programme information

Also refer to General Academic Regulations G16-G29.

The Postgraduate Diploma (Theology and Ministry) aims to offer advanced theological knowledge and practical skills that meet the needs of the ministry. Church-specific training and formation are offered in co-operation with the church partners involved.

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant theological tertiary qualification (at least NQF-level 7)

Examinations and pass requirements

Examinations are scheduled according to the examination timetable set by the Dean. The supplementary examinations will take place according to a timetable set by the Dean.
A student will be allowed to a supplementary examination in a maximum of three modules.

Pass with distinction

The diploma is conferred with distinction on a student who obtains a weighted average of 75% (GPA) (not rounded) in all the prescribed modules provided that not one module had been failed previously and that the programme was completed within the minimum prescribed period.

General information

Information on modules

  • If a module does not attract enough student registrations to be presented economically, the Dean may decide to withdraw it. Students will be advised in time of such decisions in order to register for an alternative  module.
  • The timetable of lectures must be consulted.
  • A student may, with the consent of the Dean, exceed the number of modules per study year by two semester modules or one year module.

Minimum credits: 120

All modules must be taken

Core modules

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