Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies

The Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies is a 32 credit hour programme that offers working professionals an opportunity to explore biblical, theological, historical and interpretative foundations in the Christian faith.  In addition, it seeks to integrate Christian faith with matters of inner life and spirituality, mission and vocation.

The programme offers part-time studies in the evening over a three-year cycle or full-time studies for a year during the day. The majority of credits earned in this programme are transferable to the daytime Masters degree programmes.

Prerequisites for Programme Admission

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Bible College

English Language Minimum Requirements

  • ‘A’ Level: B4
  • TOEFL: 550 (PBT)/213 (CBT)/80 (IBT)
  • IELTS:  6.0

General Requirements

  • At least 24 years old
  • Christian for at least 2 years
  • Evidence of involvement in ministry
  • Evidence of call to ministry and service
  • Endorsement by church leadership

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of 32 credit hours
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

Curricumlum

Year 1
First Semester

Credit Hours
Old Testament Survey
3
New Testament Studies
3
Survey of Church History
3
Introduction to Christian Spirituality
3
Hermeneutics
3
Systematic Theology II
3
18
Year 1
Second Semester

Credit Hours
Old Testament Studies
3
New Testament Survey
2
Missiological Perspectives
3
Systematic Theology I
3
Theology of Work and Vocation
3
14

Note: Course offerings are subject to change.