12 months
2364 EUR/year
1182 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This New Testament Studies programme from University of Pretoria offers the student with a four-year BDiv, a BThHons or equivalent qualification, the opportunity of theological specialisation and research at master’s level.


Key Features

The coursework modules of the New Testament Studies programme from University of Pretoria, in case of the coursework master's degree, provide the opportunity to acquire specialist skills in the practical field of the Ministry.

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

  • In the case of the MTh Research, the proposed title, research design and methodology must be submitted for approval to the Research and Ethics Committee via the supervisor and the head of department before a student may commence with the writing of a dissertation. 
  • The final title must be approved by the Postgraduate Committee and submitted to the faculty board for notification before submission of the thesis for examination.

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

  • Relevant honours degree or relevant four-year bachelor’s degree
  • A weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level
  • Hebrew passed at second-year level of the bachelor’s degree (for the MTh in Old Testament Studies) or an admissions examination may be required
  • Greek passed at second-year level of the bachelor’s degree – for the MTh (New Testament Studies) or an admissions examination may be required

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2364 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2364 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    1182 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1182 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • SA and SADC countries citizens: R19 775 per annum
  • International: From R39 550

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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