NWU Theology - GKSA Minister Training

 

Students who wish to train for the ministry in the Reformed Churches in SA must contact the Registrar of the Theological School at ami.dutoit@nwu.ac.za or 018-285 2351.

 

 

Students who wish to train for the ministry in the Reformed Churches in SA must complete the BDiv , MDiv and Final Year quilification(will still be announced in time).

 

BDiv (Only full time at Potchefstroom)

Code: 3BC K01 T401P

Calendar Year 2018

 

Duration of study:

The minimum duration of the study period for this qualification is four years full time. The maximum period is six years, provided that students may apply for an extension of the period in accordance with General Academic Rules A.1.14 & A.1.17.

 

Admission Requirements:

According to the Academic Rules of the University the admission requirements for all formal academic qualifications offered by the University are set out in the Admission Policy as approved by Senate and Council. This means that all school-end certificates have to be endorsed to indicate that the minimum statutory requirements for obtaining admission to B-degree studies at a university in the RSA have been met. The Faculty nevertheless reserves the right to apply further screening, the results of which will be used to consider the applications of candidates for admission.

 

Curriculum outcomes:

a) Equips graduates with an extensive knowledge base, analytical and interpretative skills to guide systematic reflection, critical and valid interpretation and arguing of the theories and established techniques relevant to the different sub-disciplines;
b) Communicate detailed knowledge coherently and effectively in well-formulated arguments to individuals and a wide range of audiences,
c) Be able to communicate information in terms of a written research report, utilising advanced academic discourses, based on the interrogation of multiple sources, the capability to solve problems, and independently and with integrity manage and apply well developed processes of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

 

Compilation of curriculum:

Year level 1 / Jaarvlak 1

Year level 2 / Jaarvlak 2

Year level 3 / Jaarvlak 3

Year level 4 / Jaarvlak 4

First semester

Eerste semester

First semester

Eerste semester

First semester

Eerste semester

First semester

Eerste semester

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

AFLL111/ AFNP118/ ENLS111

 

X

 

12

 

GRKS112

 

H

 

12

 

APOL311

 

H

 

8

 

HERM411

 

H

 

8

LATN112/ GERM111

H

12

NTES213

H

8

DOGM312

H

8

LITK411

H

8

NTES112

H

12

OTES213

H

8

GRKS211

H

16

NTES411

H

16

OTES112

H

12

PAST212

H

12

HERM311

H

8

OTES411

H

16

TEOL112

H

8

SEMT112

H

12

KATE313

H

12

TNAV471

H

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEMT211

H

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WVLS312

X

12

 

 

 

Total 1st

 

 

56

Total 1st

 

 

52

Total 1st

 

 

80

Total 1st

 

 

56

semester

Totaal 1ste

semester

Totaal 1ste

semester

Totaal 1ste

semester

Totaal 1ste

semester

semester

semester

semester

 

Year level 1 / Jaarvlak 1

Year level 2 / Jaarvlak 2

Year level 3 / Jaarvlak 3

Year level 4 / Jaarvlak 4

Second semester

Tweede semester

Second semester

Tweede semester

Second semester

Tweede semester

Second semester

Tweede semester

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

ALDE/A122

X

12

GRKS122

H

12

DOGM322

H

8

NTES421

H

16

ETIE121

H

8

HOML221

H

12

GRKS221

H

16

OTES421

H

16

KDSG121

H

8

MISS222

H

8

OPON321

H

16

HOML421

H

8

LATN122 / GERM121

H

12

SEMT122

H

12

PAST323

H

12

TNAV472

H

30

PAST122

H

12

WVSS221

X

12

SEMT221

H

16

 

 

 

Total 2nd

 

 

52

Total 2nd

 

 

56

Total 2nd

 

 

68

Total 2nd

 

 

70

semester

Totaal 2de

semester

Totaal 2de

semester

Totaal 2de

semester

Totaal 2de

semester

semester

semester

semester

Total year level 1 Totaal jaarvlak 1

 

 

108

Total year level 2 Totaal jaarvlak 2

 

 

108

Total year level 3 Totaal jaarvlak 3

 

 

148

Total year level 4 Totaal jaarvlak 4

 

 

126

Total credits for the curriculum / Totale krediete vir die kurrikulum

490

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MDiv (Only full time at Potchefstroom)

Code: 3CE Q01 T801P

 

Duration of study:

The duration of the study is one year full time.

 

Admission Requirements:

The admission requirements for all formal academic qualifications offered by the University are set out in the Admission Policy as approved by Senate and Council. In addition to these general requirements, the following apply: 

a) An Honours BTh or equivalent qualification.
b) Before the start of the study, students must apply for selection on the prescribed form to the Programme Leader MDiv.

 

Programme Outcomes:

Students should be able, on the basis of advanced applied teaching and learning in Christian Theology, to:

a) function effectively in the following: valid interpretation and application of the Bible (with tools), ecclesiastical ministry, pastoral counselling, ethical orientation and establishment of values, community development
b) compile a professional portfolio or write a dissertation in sound academic style
c) function in a multicultural and international context
d) register for MTh or MA.

 

Compilation of curriculum

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Descriptive name

Beskrywende naam

Prerequisites

Voorvereistes

First Semester / Eerste semester

 

 

Compulsory modules

Verpligte modules

 

 

 

 

DOGM811

H

8

Christology to Eschatology

Christologie tot Eskatologie

 

KERG811

H

8

Reformed Church Polity: Historical Overview

Die Gereformeerde Kerkreg: Historiese oorsig

 

LITK811

H

8

The Liturgy of Public Worship

Liturgie van die Erediens

 

MISS811

H

8

Mission as an Africa initiative

Sending as Afrika-inisiatief

 

NTES812

H

12

Acts and the General Epistles, Hebrews and Paul’s Captivity Epistles, 1 and 2 Corinthians

Handelinge en die Algemene Briewe, Hebreërs en Paulus se gevangeneskapsbriewe en 1 en 2 Korintiërs

 

OTES812

H

12

Interpretation of Prophetic Literature

Die interpretasie van die Profetiese Literatuur

 

Total 1st semester / Totaal 1ste semester

56

 

 

 

Module Code

Modulekode

Core

Kern

Cr

Kr

Descriptive name

Beskrywende naam

Prerequisites

Voorvereistes

Second semester / Tweede semester

 

 

Compulsory modules

Verpligte modules

 

 

 

 

DOGM821

H

8

Modern Theologians and their Value for Practical Ministry

Moderne Teoloë en hulle betekenis vir die Bedieningspraktyk

 

ETIE821

H

8

Ethical Issues in the Current South African Context

Aktuele etiese temas in die Suid-Afrikaanse Konteks

 

HOML821

H

8

Applied Homiletics / Toegepaste Homiletiek

 

KDSG821

H

8

Modern Church and Dogma History

Moderne Kerk- en Dogmageskiedenis

 

MISS821

H

8

Missionary Apologetics / Missionêre Apologetiek

 

NTES821

H

8

Pauline Epistles: 1 and 2 Thessalonians, Galatians, Romans and the Pastoral Epistles

Paulus se Briewe: 1 en 2 Tessalonisense, Galasiërs, Romeine en die Pastorale Briewe

 

OTES821

H

8

Interpretation of the Writings: Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Ruth, Esther and Daniel

Die interpretasie van die Geskrifte: Kronieke, Esra,Nehemia, Rut, Ester en Daniël

 

PAST822

H

8

Applied Pastoral Studies / Toegepaste Pastoraal

 

Select 1 from the following / Kies 1 uit die volg:

 

 

TEOL873 or / of

H

60

Mini Dissertation / Skripsie

 

TEOL874

H

60

Portfolio / Portefeulje

TNAV671

Total 2nd semester / Totaal 2de semester

124

 

 

Total credits for the curriculum

Totale krediete vir die kurrikulum

180