Colleges and Universities Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Theology in South Africa

  • Course Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Theology(Theology)
  • Major Subject: Theology
  • Course Category: Post Graduate Diploma Courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Theology program provides students with a deep understanding of various theological concepts and principles. This diploma equips individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage in critical analysis and interpretation of religious texts, while fostering a broader understanding of spirituality and faith. Through a combination of theoretical study and practical application, students explore topics such as;
-Biblical studies
-Systematic theology
-Church history
-Pastoral care

This program prepares graduates for a range of career opportunities within the field of theology including:
1. Pastoral ministry
2. Chaplaincy
3. Teaching
4. Religious counseling
5. Missionary work
6. Research and academia
7. Church leadership
8. Non-profit organizations
9. Writing and publishing
10. Interfaith dialogue and community engagement.

Institutions Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Theology

  • University of Stellenbosch University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch  
    Specific Admission Requirements:
    • Any bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, that need not necessarily be in theology; or
    • An equivalent qualification from this or another university or seminary approved for this
    purpose by Senate or by the Executive Committee acting on behalf of Senate.

    - Old and New Testament
    - Practical Theology
    - Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology

    Course Duration: 1 to 2 years
  • University of Pretoria University of Pretoria, Pretoria  
    Admission Requirements:
    Relevant non-theological tertiary qualification (at least NQF-level 7)

    Duration of study:
    1 year, full-time.

  • St. Joseph's Theological Institute St. Joseph's Theological Institute, Hilton  
    Course duration: 1 year
  • University of the Free State University of the Free State, Bloemfontein  

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