Master of Divinity (M.Div.)M.Div. degree is a three year, 116 credit hour (including 26 hours of ministry internship credits), residential programme that provides a comprehensive graduate theological degree covering a wide range of general and specialized subjects. This degree program is designed to prepare students for full-time service within local churches as well as para-church organizations. The curriculum includes a comprehensive study of the biblical and theological disciplines along with the discovering, nurturing and developing of their God-given gifts to become more effective in the service of the body of Christ. The SABC M.Div. program is fully accredited by the Asia Theological Association.
Master of Divinity UpgradeCandidates who have completed their Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) or equivalent in an accredited/affiliated institutions with a minimum grade of B and who wish to upgrade their degree to Master of Divinity in order to fulfill specific ministry/academic requirements may apply to the M.Div. upgrade program. This is a two years 75 credit hour (including 15 hours of ministry internship credits), residential programme.
Admission Requirements:Candidates applying for the M.Div. degree must qualify under one of the following categories:
- Be a graduate of a recognised university. While applicants who have successfully completed their degrees are preferred, those who are in the final year of studies or awaiting results may also apply. Such candidates may be admitted provisionally. They will be required to produce the mark sheets for all the previous years of study. Proof of successful completion of the degree must be produced before the end of the first semester (october).
- Candidates who do not have the necessary academic requirements but are above 30 years of age, are eligible to apply as mature candidates. They will be required to pass an entrance examination in English, Bible, and General Knowledge. Those who do not pass may be considered for placement in other programmes. When admitted, such candidates will be on Academic Probation during the first year of study.