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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​PROGRAMME ​OFFERING AND ASSOCIATED CLOSING DATES​​​​

As a postgraduate candidate, a maximum of three programmes is permitted upon application. P​lease ensure that you meet the minimum admission requirements for all your programmes of interest.​​

Your application for admission to a postgraduate degree programme will ONLY be processed after the application has been finalised and all the correct supporting documentation has been uploaded before the programme's closing date. Click hereto view the presentation of academic qualifications and supporting documentation.​​​​​


programme offering

​Clicking on the ​hyperlinks within the table below ​enables you to view the programme's information.

Please note: Apply for the August​ 2021-intake using this application form. Applications for the January 2022-intake will be available via the electronic application system.

​​​NB: The Master of Theology (MTh) degree programmes ​​are offered through the following two options:
  • A structured option (where the research assignment holds a 60-credit weighting out of a total 180 credits), OR
  • A thesis option (where the research assignment holds a 120-credit weighting out of a total 180 credits).

Thesis options are offered in any of the six theological disciplines with a Gender and Health focus. This implies that you may register for two modules in your area of specialisation, as well as for the compulsory Gender, Health and Theology module AND your MTh thesis must research a theme that relates to Gender and Health.


closing dates​​​​​

AUGUST 2021-intake:

 International      South Africa​

​​​​Programm​e​​
​​Associated Department
​Closing date
​​​Closing date 
Postgraduate diplomas (PGD)
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PGD in Theology​
Practical Theology and Missiology
01 May
01 May
master's degrees​

Master of Theology (MTh​)
Ecclesiology (Structured)
Ecclesiology (Thesis)
Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology
01 May
​01 May​
​Missiology (Structured)
Missiology (Thesis)
​Practical Theology and Missiology
01 May

01 May
​New Testament (Structured)
New Testament (Thesis)
​Old and New Testament
​​01 May

​​01 May
Old and New Testament (Structured)
​Old and New Testament
01 May

01 May
Old Testament (Structured)
Old Testament (Thesis)
Old and New Testament

01 May
01 May
​P​​ractical Theology 
Practical Theology and Missiology

01 May
01 May
Systematic Theology (Structured)
Systematic Theology (Thesis)
Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology
​01 May

01 May​



JANUARY 2022-INTAKE:

 International      South Africa​​​​​

​Programm​e​​
​​Associated Department
​Closing date
​​​Closing date 
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAs​ (PGD)
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PGD in Theology​
Practical Theology and Missiology
​30 October​
​30 October
PGD in Theology ​(Christian Ministry)
Practical Theology and Missiology
​​30 September
​30 October
MASTER'S DEGREES​​
Master of Divinity (MDiv)
MDiv
Practical Theology and Missiology
​30 September
​30 October
Master of Philosophy (MPhil​)
MPhil in Religion and Culture
Practical Theology and Missiology
​​30 September
​30 October
Master of Theology (MTh​)
Ecclesiology (Structured)
Ecclesiology (Thesis)
​Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology
​​01 October
​​01 October
Missiology (Structured)
​Missiology (Thesis)
​Practical Theology and Missiology
​​​01 October
​​​01 October
New Testament (Structured)
New Testament (Thesis)
Old and New Testament
​01 October
​01 October
Old and New Testament (Structured)
Old and New Testament
​01 October
​01 October
Old Testament (Structured)
Old Testament (Thesis)
Old and New Testament
​​01 October
​​01 October
​​Practical Theology 
Practical Theology and Missiology
01 October
​01 October​
Systematic Theology (Structured)​
​Systematic Theology (Thesis)​
Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology
01 October​​01 October
DOCTORAL DEGREES​​
Ecclesiology​​

Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology
​01 October​
​01 October​
Missiology
Practical Theology and Missiology
​01 October​
​01 October​
New Testament
Old and New Testament
01 October​​​01 October​
Old Testament 
Old and New Testament
​01 October​
​01 October​
​Practical Theology 
Practical Theology and Missiology​
​01 October​
​01 October​
Systematic Theology​

​Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology​
​01 October​
​01 October​
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Application Process
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