Master’s Research Degrees in Theology

Master’s degree in Theology (Dissertation)

180 credits

This Master’s Degree in Theology is a research degree. Access to this degree programme requires a BA (Hons) in Theology/Religious Education or an equivalent theology/religious education qualification, for which grades have been achieved of 65% or above. Success in gaining this degree provides direct access to the Doctoral degree programme.

A dissertation of not less than 35 000 words on a religious/theological research area of the student’s choice from the following options:

  • Apologetics;
  • Catechetics;
  • Church and Dogma History;
  • Church Polity;
  • Dogmatics;
  • Ethics;
  • Homiletics;
  • Liturgics;
  • Missiology;
  • New Testament;
  • Old Testament;
  • Pastoral Studies.

    The dissertation must be preceded by an approved Research Proposal.

Master’s degree in Theology (Mini-dissertation)

100 credits

Students must be in possession of a modular MDiv or equivalent theology/religious education qualification, for which grades have been achieved of 65% or above. Admission to this degree programme is at the discretion of the Director of Research at the NWU Faculty of Theology and is based on previous assignments and/or research results. Success in gaining this degree provides direct access to the Doctoral degree programme.

A mini-dissertation of not less than 12 000 words on a religious/theological research area of the student’s choice from the following options:

  • Apologetics;
  • Catechetics;
  • Church and Dogma History;
  • Church Polity;
  • Dogmatics;
  • Ethics; Homiletics;
  • Liturgics;
  • Missiology;
  • New Testament;
  • Old Testament;
  • Pastoral Studies.

    The mini-dissertation must be preceded by an approved Research Proposal

Master of Arts in Ancient Languages

180 credits

A dissertation of not less than 35 000 words on a research area of the student’s choice from the following options:

  • Greek;
  • Latin;
  • Semitic Languages.

Success in gaining this degree provides direct access to the Doctoral degree programme

The dissertation must be preceded by an approved Research Proposal

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