PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Master of Theology (MTh) is completed over two or more years and involves intensive research in a chosen field of study. The final product of this degree is a dissertation supervised by a subject expert which is defended through an oral examination. The MTh gives students an opportunity to produce research that is academically credible yet also relevant to the life and ministry of the church.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

NQF Level: 9

Minimum Credits: 180

Duration: 2 Years or More

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

Year 1

Research Ethics

Research Proposal

Foundational Research Work

Year 2

Write Dissertation

Defence of Dissertation by Oral Exam

Produce Publishable Journal Article

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for entry into the Master of Theology programme students need to hold an NQF level 8 qualification in a field related to theology. In addition, they should have obtained an average mark of 65% or more in the final year of their previous qualification. 

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

MTh Graduate Attribute Matrix

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Students who complete the Master of Theology (NQF level 9) are able to articulate horizontally (on the same NQF level of study) to similar programmes offered by other institutions or vertically (to the next level of study) into a PhD programme. Articulation possibilities for further studies on NQF level 9 or where an NQF level 9 qualification is required for admission into a programme at other accredited institutions are available. 

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS AND FEE STRUCTURE

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