Bachelor of Theology (BTh)

GWC’s Bachelor of Theology is registered under the South African Qualifications Authority ID 61870, NQF Level 5-7.

 Aim

This 3-year full-time programme at NQF 5 – 7 will equip you with the education and training needed for a professional ministry, teaching the Word of God and for leadership in a Christian church, community, or organisation. The qualification will give you the opportunity to integrate knowledge of the Christian faith with skills essential to minister and lead Christian communities and contribute to the development and transformation of the broader society.

Content

BTh subjects include:

 

  • Systematic Theology & Ethics
  • Church History
  • Biblical Studies comprising Old Testament, Hebrew, New Testament and Greek
  • Mission & Culture
  • Practical Ministry

Full Module details of the Bachelor of Theology Programme

Outcomes

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Theology you should be able to take a pastoral leadership role in a Christian church, community or organisation, undertake a regular preaching or teaching role, and train people for various ministries inside and outside the church.

Entrance Requirements

A National Senior Certificate, or equivalent thereof, with a matriculation exemption, and with a minimum of 60% in English language, 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).

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).

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

Undergraduate Prospectus 2017

Fees 2018

English Requirement

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.

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