|06246032||Faculty of Theology and Religion||Department: New Testament Studies|
|Minimum duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 120||NQF level: 08|
Also refer to General Academic Regulations G16-G29.
The purpose of this programme is to provide qualifying students the opportunity to obtain specialised knowledge, skills and applied competence on a first postgraduate level in a particular field or fields of Theology.
The BThHons is conferred on a student if the student has complied with the following minimum period of study: One academic year after the qualification has been obtained by virtue of which admission to the study has been granted.
Examination regulations applicable to honours degrees in the faculty
A student may not sit for an examination for the honours degree more than twice in the same module, subject to exceptions approved by the Dean, on the recommendation of the relevant head of department. A percentage mark is given provided that the pass mark is at least 50%.
The degree is conferred with distinction on a student who obtains a weighted average (GPA) of 75% (not rounded) in all the prescribed modules, provided not one of the modules had been failed previously and that the programme was completed within the minimum prescribed period.
Minimum credits: 120
Students who completed Greek on at least first-year level register for NTW 730. All other students register for NTW 731.
Research module. Fundamental component: orientation, research methodology. Essay.
Core module. Hermeneutics and method of exegesis.
Core module. An assignment based on reading and interpreting a selection of passages (applying a specific method of exegesis) with a view to determine New Testament guidelines on a certain theological topic of ethical issue. The study leader selects the topic or issue (in consultation with the student), while the student selects the relevant passages and exegetical method.
Elective module. Reading and interpreting a selection of passages from the New Testament applying a specific method of exegesis. The study leader selects both passages and exegetical method.
Elective module. An assignment based on reading and interpreting a selection of passages from the New Testament applying a specific method of exegesis. The study leader selects passages and exegetical method.
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