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Stellenbosch University Faculty of AgriSciences Postgraduate Courses

FIELDS OF STUDYPROGRAMME AND STRUCTURE
Department of Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economics and Management

  • BAgricHons in Agri-business Management
  • MScAgric in Agricultural Economics and Management
  • MAgric in Agri-business Management
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Agricultural Economics and Management
  • DSc in Agricultural Economics and Management
Department of Agronomy

Agronomy

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Agronomy
  • MScAgric in Agronomy
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Agronomy
  • DSc in Agronomy
Department of Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Aquaculture
  • MScAgric in Animal Science
    • Animal Nutrition
    • Animal Breeding
    • Animal Physiology
    • Animal Products Science
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Animal Production Systems
    • Animal Nutrition
    • Animal Breeding
    • Animal Physiology
    • Animal Products Science
  • DSc in Animal Production Systems
    • Animal Nutrition
    • Animal Breeding
    • Animal Physiology
    • Animal Products Science
Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology

Conservation Ecology

  • MSc in Conservation Ecology
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) with specialisation in Conservation Ecology

Entomology

  • MSc or MScAgric in Entomology
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Entomology
  • DSc in Entomology

Nematology

  • MSc or MScAgric in Nematology
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Nematology
  • DSc in Nematology

Sustainable Agriculture

  • MSc in Sustainable Agriculture
Department of Food Science

Food Science

  • MSc in Food Science
  • MSc Food and Nutrition Security
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Food Science
  • DSc in Food Science
Department of Forest and Wood Science

Forestry and Wood Sciences

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry and Wood Sciences
  • MSc in Forestry and Natural Resource SciencesOR Wood and Wood Product Sciences
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Forestry and Wood Sciences
  • DSc in Forestry and Wood Sciences
Department of Genetics

Genetics

  • MScAgric in Genetics
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Genetics
  • DSc in Genetics
Department of Horticultural Science

Horticultural Science

  • BScHons in Applied Plant Physiology
  • MScAgric in Horticultural Science
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Horticultural Science
  • DSc in Horticultural Science
Department of Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology

  • BScHons in Plant Pathology
  • MSc or MScAgric in Plant Pathology
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Plant Pathology
  • DSc in Plant Pathology
Department of Soil Science

Soil Science

  • MScAgric in Soil Science
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Soil Science
  • DSc in Soil Science
Department of Viticulture and Oenology

Oenology

  • MScAgric or MSc in Oenology
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Oenology
  • DSc in Oenology

Viticulture

  • MScAgric in Viticulture
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Viticulture
  • DSc in Viticulture

Institute of Wine Biotechnology

  • BScHons in Wine Biotechnology
  • MScAgric or MSc in Wine Biotechnology
  • PhD or PhD (Agric) in Wine Biotechnology
  • DSc in Wine Biotechnology

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Postgraduate Courses

Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST)

  • MPhil (Monitoring and Evaluation)
  • MPhil (Science and Technology Studies)
  • PhD (Evaluation Studies)
  • PhD (Science and Technology Studies)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Monitoring and Evaluation)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Research Management and Administration)

Department of African Languages

  • BAHons (African Languages)
  • BAHons (African Languages for Professional Contexts)
  • MA (African Languages)
  • MA (African Languages for Professional Contexts)
  • PhD (African Languages)

Department of Afrikaans and Dutch

  • BAHons (Afrikaans and Dutch)
  • BAHons (Translation)
  • MA (Afrikaans and Dutch)
  • MA (Creative Writing)
  • MA (Lexicography)
  • MA (Translation)
  • PhD (Afrikaans and Dutch)
  • PhD (Lexicography)
  • PhD (Translation)

Department of Ancient Studies

  • Ancient Cultures
  • Ancient Languages

Department of Drama

  • BAHons (Drama and Theatre Studies)
  • MA (Drama and Theatre Studies)
  • PhD (Drama and Theatre Studies)

Department of English

  • BAHons (English Studies)
  • MA (English Studies)
  • PhD (English Studies)

Department of General Linguistics

  • BAHons and MA (General Linguistics)
  • PhD (General Linguistics)
  • Postgraduate Diploma and MA (Intercultural Communication)
  • Postgraduate Diploma and MA (Second-language Studies)

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

  • BAHons (Geographical Information Systems)
  • BAHons (Geography and Environmental Studies)
  • BScHons (GeoInformatics)
  • MA (Geographical Information Systems) or MSc (GeoInformatics)
  • MA or MSc (Geography and Environmental Studies)
  • MPhil (Urban and Regional Science)
  • Master in Urban and Regional Planning
  • PhD (Geography and Environmental Studies) OR (GeoInformatics)
  • PhD (Urban and Regional Planning)
  • PhD (Urban and Regional Science)

Department of History

  • BAHons (History)
  • MA (History)
  • PhD (History)

Department of Information Science

  • BComHons (Information Systems Management)
  • MA (Socio-Informatics)
  • MPhil (Decision-Making and Knowledge Dynamics)
  • MPhil (Information and Knowledge Management)
  • PhD (Decision-Making and Knowledge Dynamics)
  • PhD (Socio-Informatics)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Knowledge and Information Systems Management)

Department of Journalism

  • BAHons (Journalism)
  • MA (Journalism)
  • PhD (Journalism)

Department of Modern Foreign Languages

  • BAHons (Chinese)
  • BAHons/ MA/ PhD (French)
  • BAHons/ MA/ PhD (German)
  • MA (Technology for Language Learning)
  • PhD (Comparative Literature)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Technology for Language Learning)

Department of Music

  • BMusHons
  • MMus
  • MPhil (Film Music)
  • MPhil (Music Technology)
  • PhD (Music)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Film Music)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Music Technology)

Department of Philosophy

  • BAHons (Philosophy)
  • MA (Philosophy)
  • MPhil (Applied Ethics)
  • PhD (Applied Ethics)
  • PhD (Philosophy)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Applied Ethics)

Department of Political Science

  • BAHons (International Studies)
  • BAHons (Political Science)
  • MA (International Studies)
  • MA (Political Science)
  • PhD (Political Science)

Department of Psychology

  • BAHons (Psychology)
  • MA (Clinical Psychology)
  • MA/PhD (Psychology)
  • MPhil (Public Mental Health)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Mental Health

Department of Social Work

  • Master in Social Work
  • PhD (Social Work)

Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology

  • BAHons (Sociology) or (Social Anthropology)
  • MA (Public Sociology and Anthropology)
  • MA (Social Science Methods)
  • MA (Sociology) or (Social Anthropology)
  • MPhil (Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies)
  • PhD (Social Anthropology)
  • PhD (Social Science Methods)
  • PhD (Sociology)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science Methods
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Transdisciplinary Health and Development Studies

Department of Visual Arts

  • BAHons (Visual Arts Illustration)
  • BAHons (Visual Studies)
  • MA (Visual Arts)
  • MA (Visual Studies)
  • MA in Visual Arts (Art Education)
  • PhD (Visual Arts)

Research Alliance for Disaster and Risk Reduction (RADAR)

  • MPhil (Disaster Risk Science and Development)
  • PGD (Disaster Risk Studies and Development)

Stellenbosch University Postgraduate Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Courses

Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management

  • MPhil (HIV/AIDS Management)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (HIV/AIDS Management)

Department of Business Management

  • MCom (Business Management)
  • PhD (Business Management)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Marketing)

HONOURS PROGRAMMES

Full-time honours programmes are offered, specialising in the following fields of study within Business Management:

  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategy and Innovation

Department of Economics

  • MCom (Economics)
  • PhD (Economics)

HONOURS PROGRAMMES

The Department offers two full-time, taught honours programmes:

The Honours in Economics offers candidates two broad options. Candidates who take the General Economics option gain a specialised knowledge of economics and economic analysis. The Financial Economics option is career-oriented, preparing students for jobs in the financial sector of the economy.

Our Honours in Economics and Mathematical Statistics programme covers a specialised study not only of economics, but also of statistical inference. This programme equips students to analyse relationships in the economy.

Department of Industrial Psychology

Honours, master’s and doctoral studies may follow on the following undergraduate programmes:

  • BCom (Human Resource Management)
  • BCom (Industrial Psychology)
  • BA (Human Resource Management)

The first two programmes resort under the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences and the third resorts under the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. All three programmes lead to registration in various categories with the SABPP and/or the HPCSA after postgraduate studies and approved practical work (internship).

The honours programmes are presented full-time in English, which include –

  • BComHons in Human Resource Managemement
  • BComHons in Industrial Psychology

Whilst the master’s degree programmes are presented part-time in English. Students on the part-time programmes visit the Stellenbosch Campus for 5 weeks per year. The structured part of the part-time master’s degree programmes is presented over a period of one year. Master’s programes include –

  • MCom in Human Resource Management
  • MCom in Industrial Psychology

Department of Logistics

PGD in:

  • Transport and Logistics

BComHons in:

  • Logistics Management
  • Operations Research
  • Quantitative Management
  • Transport Economics

BScHons in:

  • Operations Research

MCom in:

  • Logistics Management
  • Operations Research
  • Quantitative Management
  • Transport Economics

MSc in:

  • Operations Research (Coursework and thesis option)
  • Operations Research (Full thesis option)

PhD in:

  • Logistics Management
  • Operations Research
  • Transport Economics

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

 PGD • BComHons • MCom • PhD 

⇒ Financial Risk Management: Financial mathematical statistics, advanced financial derivatives, financial risk management, advanced modern portfolio management theory, practical financial modelling (Excel and Visual Basic), credit derivatives, alternative investments, stochastic financial simulation and financial risk management programming (R/S Plus, SAS Risk Dimensions, Mathlab).

  BComHons • MCom 

⇒ Mathematical Statistics and Statistics: Advanced statistical inference, Bayesian statistics, biostatistics, bootstrap and related computer-intensive techniques, categorical data analysis, consultation practice, data mining, experimental design, extreme value theory, large sample analysis, multidimensional scaling, multivariate statistical analysis, probability models and stochastic simulation, probability theory, non-parametric techniques, sampling theory, S-PLUS and R programming, statistical learning theory, statistical quality control, survival analysis, time series analysis.

   Mathematical Statistics: 
 BComHons • BComHons (focus on Data Science) • BScHons • MCom • MSc (CW and Thesis) • MSc (CW and Assignment) • PhD

   Statistics:
 BComHons • MCom • PhD

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Education Postgraduate Courses

Department of Curriculum Studies

Certificate:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

Diploma:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (Teaching and Learning) (PGDipHE (T&L). This programme is offered in collaboration with the University of the Western Cape and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Honours:

  • Bachelor of Education Honours in Curriculum Inquiry
  • Bachelor of Education Honours in Foundation Phase Education
  • Bachelor of Education Honours in Language Education

Masters:

Admission requirements to MEd by research

  • Master of Education in Curriculum Studies (structured) – no students are admitted to this programme until further notice.
  • Master of Philosophy in Education and Training for Lifelong Learning (structured)
  • Master of Philosophy in Higher Education (structured)
  • Master of Philosophy by Research

Doctorate:

Doctor of Philosophy (research) – focus areas include:

  • Curriculum Studies
  • Education and Training for Lifelong Learning
  • Environmental Education
  • Higher Education
  • History of Education
  • Language Education

Department of Education Policy Studies

Honours:

  • Bachelor of Education Honours in Education Development and Democracy

Masters:

Admission requirements to MEd by research

  • Master of Education in Education Policy Studies (Full Thesis)

Doctorate:

Doctor of Philosophy (research) – focus areas include:

  • Comparative Education
  • Education Management
  • Education Policy Studies
  • Philosophy of Education

Department of Educational Psychology

Honours:

Bachelor of Education Honours in Educational Support

Masters:

Admission requirements to MEd by research

  • Master of Education in Educational Psychology (structured)
  • Master of Education in Educational Support  (structured)

Doctorate:

Doctor of Philosophy (research) – focus areas include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Support

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Engineering Postgraduate Courses

Department of Civil Engineering

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering (PGDip (Engineering))
  • Master of Engineering (MEng) (coursework and project)
  • Master of Engineering (MEng) (research)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of Engineering (DEng)

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Master of Engineering (MEng) (Research) in Electrical Engineering OR Electronic Engineering
  • Master of Engineering (MEng) (Coursework and project) in Electrical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Electrical Engineering OR Electronic Engineering
  • Doctor of Engineering (DEng) in Electrical Engineering OR Electronic Engineering

Department of Industrial Engineering

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (Focus: Data Science)
  • Master of Engineering (MEng) (coursework) in Industrial Engineering (Focus: Data Science)
  • Master of Engineering (MEng) (research) in Engineering Management OR Industrial Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering Management OR Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering (PGDip (Engineering)) OR Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Master of Engineering Structured (MEng) (coursework and project) in Mechanical Engineering OR Biomedical Engineering
  • Master of Engineering Research (MEng) in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering OR Biomedical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering OR Biomedical Engineering
  • Doctor of Engineering (DEng)

Department of Process Engineering

  • Postgraduate Diploma
  • Master of Engineering (MEng) (Research)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of Engineering (DEng)

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Law Postgraduate Courses

  • LLM (research)
  • LLD

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Postgraduate Courses

Bachelor of Science Honours (BScHons)

The BScHons offers the following fields of study (click on the programme to view the curricula):

  • Anatomy
  • Biokinetics
  • Clinical Human Genetics
  • Epidemiology
  • Human Genetics
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Physiology
  • Medical Virology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Morphological Sciences
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Sport Science
    • Performance Sport
    • Kinderkinetics
  • Underwater Medicine

Doctorates

The PhD offers the following fields of study:

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Anatomical Pathology
  • Anatomy
  • Audiology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Clinical and Research Ethics
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Haematological Pathology
  • Health Professions Education
  • Health Sciences Rehabilitation
  • Human Genetics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Physiology
  • Medical Virology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Morphological Sciences
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
  • Radiobiology
  • Radiological Diagnosis
  • Radiotherapy and Radio Isotopes
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Science
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology

Master of Medicine (MMed)

The MMed offers the following fields of study (click on the programme to view the curricula):

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Genetics
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Pathology
    • Anatomical Pathology
    • Chemical Pathology
    • Clinical Pathology
    • Forensic Pathology
    • Haematological Pathology
    • Microbiological Pathology
    • Virological Pathology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiological Diagnosis
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

The MPhil offers the following fields of study (click on the programme to view the curricula):
Addiction Psychiatry
Cancer Science
Cardiology
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Communicable Diseases (will not be offered in 2020)
Community Mental Health
Developmental Paediatrics
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Gynaecological Oncology
Haematology
Health Professions Education
Health Systems and Services Research
Infant Mental Health
Infectious Diseases
Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Medicines Development (will not be offered in 2020)
Minimal Access Gynaecological Surgery
Neonatology
Nephrology
MPhil in Neuropsychiatry
Clinical Neuropsychiatry
Old Age Psychiatry
Psychosomatic Medicine
Paediatric Cardiology
Paediatric Critical Care
Paediatric Endocrinology
Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Paediatric Infectious Diseases
Paediatric Medical Oncology
Paediatric Nephrology
Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric Pulmonology
Pulmonology
Reproductive Medicine
Rheumatology

Master of Science (MSc)

The MSc offers the following fields of study:

  • Anatomy
  • Baromedical Sciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Cytopathology
  • Epidemiology
  • Food and Nutrition Security*
  • Human Genetics
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Physiology
  • Medical Virology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Morphological Sciences
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Radiobiology
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Sport Science
  • Sport and Exercise Medicine

Master’s Programmes

Programmes displayed with an asterisk (*) are presented on the Interactive Telematic Education (ITE) platform.

  • Master of Addiction Care
  • Master of Audiology (will not be offered in 2020)
  • Master of Human Rehabilitation Studies (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Nursing* (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Pathology
    • Anatomical Pathology
    • Chemical Pathology
    • Haematological Pathology
    • Immunology
  • Master of Physiotherapy (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Public Health Nutrition* (coursework OR thesis)
  • Master of Speech-Language Therapy
  • Master of Therapeutic Nutrition* (coursework OR thesis)

Postgraduate Diplomas (PG Dips)

Programmes displayed with an asterisk (*) are presented on the Interactive Telematic Education (ITE) platform.

  • PG Dip in Addiction Care
  • PG Dip in Disability and Rehabilitation Studies
  • PG Dip in Family Medicine
  • PG Dip in Health Care Management
  • PG Dip in Health Research Ethics
  • PG Dip in Infection Control (will not be offered until further notice)
  • PG Dip in Medicines Development
  • PG Dip in Medical Toxicology
  • PG Dip in Nursing
    • Clinical Programmes
      • critical care nursing*
      • advanced midwifery and neonatology*
      • operating theatre nursing*
      • primary care nursing*
      • advanced psychiatric nursing*
    • Non-Clinical Programmes
      • nursing education*
      • nursing management*
  • PG Dip in Occupational Medicine

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Military Science Postgraduate Courses

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Defence Studies
  • BMilHons in Industrial Psychology
  • BMilHons in Military Geography
  • BMilHons in Military History
  • BMilHons in Military Management
  • BMilHons in Military Strategy
  • BMilHons in Organisation and Resource Management
  • BMilHons in Public and Development Management
  • BMilHons in Security and Africa Studies
  • BMilHons in Technology
  • MMil in Military Geography
  • MMil in Military History
  • MMil in Military Science (Research)
  • MMil in Military Strategy
  • MMil in Organisation and Resource Management
  • MMil in Security and Africa Studies
  • MMil in Technology
  • MPhil in Security Management
  • PhD in Military Science

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Science Postgraduate Courses

QUALIFICATIONFIELDS OF STUDY OFFERED BY THE FACULTY OF SCIENCEFIELDS OF STUDY OFFERED BY OTHER FACULTIES
BScHons (Biological Sciences). Biochemistry

. Biodiversity and Ecology

. Microbiology

. Physiological Sciences

 

Faculty of AgriSciences:

. Applied Plant Physiology

. Genetics

. Plant Biotechnology

. Plant Pathology

. Wine Biotechnology

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences:

. Biokinetics

. Sport Science

BScHons (Physical Sciences). Chemistry

. Earth Sciences

. Physics

. Polymer Science

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

. GeoInformatics

BScHons (Mathematical Sciences). Applied Mathematics

. Computer Science

. Mathematics

. Physical and Mathematical Analysis

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences:

. Mathematical Statistics

. Operations Research

MSc (Biological Sciences). Biochemistry

. Botany

. Exercise Science

. Microbiology

. Physiological Sciences

. Zoology

Faculty of AgriSciences:

. Entomology

. Genetics

. Plant Biotechnology

. Wine Biotechnology

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences:

. Sport Science

MSc (Physical Sciences). Chemistry

. Geology

. Physics

. Polymer Science

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

. Geography and Environmental Studies

. GeoInformatics

MSc (Mathematical Sciences). Applied Mathematics

. Computer Science

. Mathematics

. Physical and Mathematical Analysis

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences:

. Mathematical Statistics

. Operations Research

PhD. Applied Mathematics

. Biochemistry

. Botany

. Chemistry

. Computer Science

. Geology

. Mathematics

. Microbiology

. Physical and Mathematical Analysis

. Physics

. Physiological Sciences

. Polymer Science

. Zoology

Faculty of AgriSciences:

. Entomology

. Genetics

. Plant Biotechnology

. Wine Biotechnology

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:

. Geography and Environmental Studies

. GeoInformatics

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences:

. Mathematical Statistics

. Operations Research

DSc. Applied Mathematics

. Biochemistry

. Botany

. Chemistry

. Computer Science

. Geology

. Mathematics

. Microbiology

. Physics

. Physiological Sciences

. Polymer Science

. Zoology

Faculty of AgriSciences:

. Entomology

. Genetics

. Wine Biotechnology

 

Stellenbosch University Faculty of Theology Postgraduate Courses

QUALIFICATIONFIELDS OF STUDYDISCIPLINE GROUP AND PRESENTATION
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
Postgraduate Diploma in TheologyFirst semester:

Basic orientation in –

– Ecclesiology

– Missiology

– New Testament

– Old Testament

– Practical Theology

– Systematic Theology

Second semester:

Specialisation in any one of the above and a research assignment.

All discipline groups.

Class attendance optional.

Research assignment.

Postgraduate Diploma in Theology in Christian Ministry

 

Four focal areas:

– Congregational ministry and administration

– Pastoral ministry

– Worship and communication

– Youth Ministry.

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Taught programme and experiential learning.Students attend four blocks of lectures at the Faculty during the year.

Research assignments.

Postgraduate Diploma in Theology for students in Religion and Culture [PGDip (Theology)]
MASTER’S PROGRAMMES
Master of Divinity (MDiv)Various themes resorting under the main themes:

– Church in society (pathos)

– Church – history, systematic ecclesiology, Bible and worship (logos)

– Discipleship, spirituality and ministry skills (ethos)

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Class attendance compulsory.Coursework and research assignment.
MTh Structured programmes (889 options)
 

Master of Theology (MTh)

 

 

 

All discipline groups:

– Ecclesiology

– Missiology

– New Testament

– Old and New Testament

– Old Testament

– Practical Theology

– Systematic Theology

Coursework (120 credits) and
research assignment (60 credits).
MTh (Clinical Pastorate) – 

– Systematic theology (the problem of theodicy)

– Pastoral theology

– Marriage and family enrichment

– Medical ethics

– Pastorate in psychiatric settings

– Hospital pastorate

– Psychology

– Substance dependency

– Terminal care

– Pastoral counselling

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Coursework (120 credits): Students attend classes and undergo supervised practical training in institutional care.Research assignment
(60 credits).
MTh (Ministry Practice)Themes – 

– Congregation and culture

– Development of faith communities and public spirituality

– Leadership

– Missio Dei spirituality

– Missional leadership and integration

– Trinity and identity

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Coursework (120 credits): Students attend block lectures of two weeks each at the Faculty six times over a two-year period.

Research assignment (60 credits).

MTh (Youth Ministry) – 

– Problems of modern youth

– Ministry to children

– Formation of faith

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Coursework (120 credits): Students attend block lectures of two weeks each at the Faculty six times over a two-year period.Research assignment (60 credits).
MTh Thesis programmes (879 options)
Master of Theology (MTh)

Thesis Programmes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All discipline groups:

– Ecclesiology

– Missiology

– New Testament

– Old Testament

– Practical Theology

– Systematic Theology

Coursework (60 credits) and
thesis (120 credits).
MTh (Clinical Pastorate – and HIV Ministry and Counselling) –

– Clinical Work / Supervision

– Crisis and Trauma Counselling

– Dogmatic Issues

– General Pastoral Care

– Group Work

– Marriage and Family Pastoral Care

– Pastoral Counselling

– Personality and Development Psychology

– Theological Ethics in a Medical Context

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Coursework (90 credits) and
thesis (90 credits).Full-time study for a period of at least one year OR part-time study over a period of at least two years. Clinical work under supervision for two days per week; lectures for two days per week.

Thesis on clinical pastorate.

MTh (Community Development) – 

– Multi-cultural and -generational Communication

– Practical Theological System Analysis

– Social Diaconate in the Urban and Work Environment

– The Church and the Management of Development – Leadership

– Theological Perspective on Development: Political, Economic, Social

– Value Issues and Development

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Coursework (90 credits) and
thesis (90 credits).The programme has six modules which are taken part-time over a period of two years.
MTh (Preaching) – 

– Communication of the Gospel: Preaching and Plurality

– Homiletics and Liturgy

– Practical Theological System Analysis

– Preaching and Congregation: Sermon Evaluation

– Preaching and Moral Formation

– Trinity and Identity

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Coursework (90 credits) and
thesis (90 credits).The programme has six modules which are taken part-time over a period of two years.
MTh (Youth Ministry) – 

– Research Methodology (Youth Work)

– Strategic Theological Planning and Analysis of Congregations

– Youth Ministry as Specialised Congregational Ministry

Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology.Coursework (60 credits) and
thesis (120 credits).
 

 

Master of Philosophy in Religion and Culture (MPhil)

 

 

Interdisciplinary understanding of the relationship between religion, culture and anthropology.Discipline Group:
Practical Theology and Missiology and Humboldt University, Germany.Coursework (80 credits) and
thesis (100 credits).Duration: One to two years.
DOCTORAL PROGRAMME
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)All discipline groups.

Research and dissertation.

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