The three-year Bachelor of Theology degree is GWC’s core programme, and offers engaging courses in doctrine, Biblical languages, history and the much-neglected discipline of Biblical Theology. The BTh is for those wanting to be equipped for vocational ministry of the Word of God, whether in pastoral ministry, youth ministry, children’s work or women’s work.  The curriculum is designed to provide the education and training needed to equip a person for a professional teaching ministry of the Word of God and for leadership in a Christian church, community or organization.  The qualification provides the opportunity to integrate knowledge of the Christian faith with essential skills to minister and lead Christian communities and contribute to the development and transformation of the broader society. The degree is fully accredited by the Council on Higher Education and articulates to an Honours degree.

 

Entrance Requirements

For South African students:

A National Senior Certificate or equivalent thereof (with a matriculation exemption), with a minimum of 60% in English language and coupled with an achievement rating of 4 or better in four subjects from the designated subjects list. (Per Government Gazette No. 751, 11 July 2008).

For International students:

see Matriculation Board Qualifications by Country

Students from outside of South Africa, who have English as a second language, may be required to complete a TOEFL test (or similar) to prove proficiency in English at a level suitable for academic study (see explanation at the very bottom of this page).

 

Information

For information relating to the Prospectus and fees of our Bachelor of Theology degree programme, please click on the items below.

Undergraduate Prospectus 2016

General Regulations

Fees 2016,  2017

 

How to Apply

For information pertaining to the application process, Please CLICK HERE

George Whitefield College offers a further course, which runs alongside the Third Year programme, and extends into the first year of professional ministry: THE LICENTIATE IN MINISTRY (LMin)

 

Click here for information of Part-time Studies

 

 

IMPORTANT: English Proficiency Test

Foreign students who have English as a second language may be required to complete a TOEFL  Test (or similar) to prove proficiency in English at a level suitable for academic study.

English language requirement: You must have an English Language qualification to be accepted onto a course at the University. The minimum acceptable English Language requirement for undergraduate courses is IELTS – 6.0 overall and 5.0 for the written element. This is equivalent to 213 in the computerised TOEFL test, 550 in the written TOEFL test, or 79 – 80 in the internet based TOEFL test.

For postgraduate courses you must have IELTS – 6.5 overall and 6.0 for the written element. This is equivalent to 232 in the computerised TOEFL test, 575 in the written TOEFL test or 90 – 91 in the internet based TOEFL test. Equivalent English language qualifications may be accepted.

The following link will enable you to find out more about the IELTS and TOEFL tests and will enable you to locate a learning & testing centre near to where you live: http://www.ets.org/toefl/

Please CLICK HERE for the English Proficiency Test letter from our Academic Registrar.

 

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