The PGDip (Theology) programme offers admission to postgraduate theological studies to those
candidates who already have a three-year non-theological tertiary qualification which is equivalent to
a bachelor’s degree. It presents an opportunity to be educated in the application of Theology with a
view to certain ministries, occupations or community life. The PGDip (Theology) grants access to
further postgraduate studies in theology.
Other programme-specific information
One of the following curriculum options must be selected
- Option A: All of the first six introductory modules of the respective subjects from the three subject groups (six modules in total).
- Option B: Three modules (two of which are first introductory modules) from one subject group, as well as three initial introductory modules from the other two subject groups.
- Option C: Four modules from one subject group, as well as a first introductory module each from the other two subject groups (i.e., six modules in total).
The subject groups, subjects and modules are as follows:
Group Biblical Studies
Old Testament Studies
OTW 771: Introduction to Old Testament studies I
OTW 772: Introduction to Old Testament studies II
New Testament Studies
NTW 771: Introduction to New Testament studies I
NTW 772: Introduction to New Testament studies II
Dogmatics and Christian Ethics
DCE 771: Introduction to Dogmatics and Christian Ethics I
DCE 772: Introduction to Dogmatics and Christian Ethics II
Church History and Church Polity
KGS 771: Introduction to Church History and Church Polity I
KGS 772: Introduction to Church History and Church Polity II
Group Applied Theology
Science of Religion and Missiology
GSW 771: Introduction to science of religion and missiology I
GSW 772: Introduction to science of religion and missiology II
PRT 771: Introduction to Practical Theology I
PRT 772: Introduction to Practical Theology II
(Each module: 15 credits)
TEO 767 Research report (30 credits)
Examinations and pass requirements
Each module is concluded with an examination.
For the PGDip (Theology) to be conferred with distinction, a student has to obtain at least a GPA of
75% in all six selected modules, as well as in the mini-dissertation.