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Practical Theology - Youth Ministry

Stellenbosch University

24 months
1942 EUR/year
1942 EUR/year
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Stellenbosch University's Practical Theology -  Youth Ministry part-time programme is presented over two years, in six two-week block courses per year, namely in the first two full weeks of March, June and September.


Key facts

You will be examined during each block. The six lectured modules contribute two-thirds to the value of 120 credits to the final mark, and a research assignment contributes the other third to the value of 60 credits.

Stellenbosch University's Practical Theology -  Youth Ministry programme is designed to equip students for youth ministry. The programme aims:

  •  to provide students with specialised knowledge of today’s youth and specific youth problems;
  •  to illustrate the way in which the Gospel must be communicated to the youth in order to develop faith and growth towards religious maturity; and 
  • to impart the knowledge and skills necessary for empirical research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ministry to Adolescents
  • Ministry to Pre-school and Primary School Children
  • Pastoral Care of the Youth
  • Research Assignment Youth Ministry
  • Strategic Theological Planning and Analysis of Congregations
  • The Educational and Psychological Basis of Faith Development
  • Youth Ministry as Specialised Congregational Ministry

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 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

  • See specific, as well as supplementary admission requirements as for all MTh programmes. You must also be involved in a congregation.
  • A maximum of 15 students per year will be admitted to the programme. The programme will only be presented if at least 10 students register for it.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1942 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1942 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1942 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1942 EUR per year during 24 months.

R32 997 

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 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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