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Religious Studies or Theological Studies

University of the Western Cape

12 months
Duration
6089 USD/year
2468 USD/year
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About

Religious Studies or Theological Studies from the University of the Western Cape offers modules in three subject areas, namely Theological Studies, Ethics and Religious Studies.

Overview

Religious Studies or Theological Studies from the University of the Western Cape take place in terms of four research frameworks, namely on "Moral education towards a human rights culture", "Ecumenical theology and social transformation in Africa", "Christian ecological theology" and "Biblical, theological and contextual hermeneutics ​and rhetoric".

Learning outcomes

It is possible to complete a Masters degree by thesis only. The same admission requirements as in the case of the structured Masters programme apply. Students who enrol for the thesis masters do not do coursework. They work under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate. They may, however, attend the annual workshops on research methodology and are strongly urged to do so in order to develop their research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Religion 
  • Religion and Society
  • Old Testament Studies
  • New Testament Studies 
  • Biblical Hermeneutics 
  • Master's Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The study permit application form.
  • A valid passport.
  • An official letter from UWC stating that you have been accepted for the course and the duration of the course.
  • A police clearance certificate for every country you have lived in for more than a year since you were 18 (less than 6 months old).
  • A medical report
  • A repatriation fees
  • Accommodation details
  • Proof of sufficient funds to support you for the duration of your course

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6089 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2468 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Local R39,777 Per programme International: R97,437 Per programme

Living costs for Cape Town

9088 - 15529 ZAR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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