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Programme: MTh (Biblical Studies) (New Testament and Related Literature)

Code Faculty Department
06256946 Faculty of Theology and Religion Department: New Testament Studies
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09 SAQA ID:  49135

Programme information

Also refer to General Academic Regulations G30-G41.

This programme offers the student with a four-year BDiv, a BThHons or equivalent qualification, the opportunity of theological specialisation and research at master’s level.
The theological discipline which is selected must correlate with the major or one of the majors of the preceding degree if its curricular structure provided for majors.

Admission requirements

  1. Relevant honours degree or relevant four-year bachelor’s degree
  2. A weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level
  3. 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
  4. Greek passed at second-year level of the bachelor’s degree – for the MTh (New Testament Studies) or an admissions examination may be required

Pass with distinction

In order to pass with distinction at least 75% for the dissertation must be obtained and the degree must be
completed in the minimum prescribed period plus one additional year.

Minimum credits: 180

Fundamental modules


The regulations and rules for the degrees published here are subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information.

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