12 months
4734 EUR/year
2367 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Divinity programme from University of Pretoria builds on the BDiv programme or the previously four year BTh programme. It is a coursework master’s degree programme in general theology covering all six theological disciplines. 

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Key Features

The Divinity programme from University of Pretoria aims to offer advanced theological knowledge and practical skills that will meet the needs of the ministry of the Word.

The Faculty of Theology and Religion is one of the leading theological institutions in South Africa and in Africa at large. It is known for its quality research, relevant teaching and learning programmes, and community engagement, especially through its Centres.

The University of Pretoria has the oldest fully-fledged Faculty of Theology and Religion in South Africa, and our Faculty is rated first in Africa and 14th in the world in terms of research impact. This is proof of the high standard at which theology is practised at the University of Pretoria and the fact that academic excellence is a non-negotiable trait of the Faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dogmatics and Christian ethics 
  • Science of religion and missiology
  • Church history 
  • New Testament studies
  • Old Testament studies 
  • Practical theology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BThHons degree or four-year BDiv degree or relevant qualification on at least NQF-level 8
  • Greek and Hebrew passed at second-year level

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4734 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4734 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2367 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2367 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • SA and SADC countries citizens: From R39 605 to R52 115
  • International: From R79 210 to R104 230

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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