Bachelor of Arts: Theology

General

Program Description

Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Theology (376 credits)

The aim of this programme is to equip students with a Christian, interdisciplinary approach to engaging real-world crises and opportunities. With an emphasis on skillful biblical interpretation and theological understanding, students engage a broad set of contextual issues facing South Africa today and develop an integrative response (drawing from psychological, theological and sociological perspectives). A sense of personal vocation is therefore nurtured, with an emphasis on practical application.

Admission Requirements

National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a bachelor’s pass or equivalent. A Matriculation Certificate (with university exemption) or equivalent. A Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field.

Alternative Admission Requirements

A National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with a diploma pass (or equivalent) combined with the results of the NBT. Mature age of 23 and over during the first year of studies and a National Senior Certificate (or equivalent). The conditions of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy for Access and the results of the NBT are determining factors for admission. Contact the admissions office regarding RPL. Mature age of 45 years can be admitted, determined by the RPL conditions and the results of the NBT. January and July intakes.

Time Commitment

  • Three years full-time
  • Up to six years part-time
  • No evening classes On-campus and Online January and July intakes

Last updated November 2019

About the School

Cornerstone is an independent, not-for-profit higher education institution engaged in teaching and learning in service of others, to advance human dignity and social justice for all.

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