Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Arts in Theology in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Arts in Theology(Theology)
  • Major Subject: Theology
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Bachelor of Arts in Theology program offers students a comprehensive understanding of religious studies, spirituality and the historical and cultural aspects of different faith traditions. This degree equips graduates with critical thinking skills, ethical reasoning and intercultural competence. The curriculum encompasses courses in;
-Biblical studies
-Comparative religions
-Pastoral care.

Graduates can pursue various career opportunities such as:
1. Clergy
2. Pastoral Counselor
3. Chaplain
4. Religious Educator
5. Missionary/Religious Worker
6. Nonprofit Administrator
7. Social Worker
8. Community Organizer
9. Writer/Author
10. Researcher in Theology or Religion

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Arts in Theology

  • Mukhanyo Theological College Mukhanyo Theological College, KwaMhlanga  
    Applicants are required to hold any of the qualifications below:
    (i) A South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching--English—as certified by Umalusi, coupled with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in four recognised NSC 20-credit subjects;(Ibid.) or,

    (ii) An accredited equivalent of a National Senior Certificate from a foreign institution that is deemed equivalent to no. 1 above; or,

    (iii) A Higher Certificate or Advanced Certificate in a cognate field with an average of at least 50%; or,

    (iv) A Diploma, Bachelor’s, or other qualification at an exit level of NQF Level 5 or higher with an average of at least 50%.

    Course duration: 3 years
  • University of South Africa UNISA University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning,
    -A Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  • St. Joseph's Theological Institute St. Joseph's Theological Institute, Hilton  
    Course duration: 6 semesters
  • Nazarene Theological College Nazarene Theological College, Johannesburg  
    Course duration: 3 years
  • Apostolic College of Theological Studies. Apostolic College of Theological Studies., Pretoria  
    Course duration: 2 years
  • Seth Mokitimi Methodist  Seminary Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary, Pietermaritzburg  
    Course duration: 3 years
  • International Bible College International Bible College, Pietermaritzburg  
  • Machaira Learning Support Centre Bible College Machaira Learning Support Centre Bible College, Cape Town  

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