This Bachelor of Arts in Theology is designed to provide an effective and well-balanced knowledge and skills for both academic and ministry related roles in contemporary society. The programme provides students with firm foundation in the study of theology as well as practical skills necessary to offer spiritual leadership in the Church and society at large.
- WHY STUDY BA THEOLOGY AT DOMINION UNIVERSITY?
At Dominion University exceptional and experiential learning platform is provided for students. Studying Theology at Dominion ensures the provision of in-depth understanding of the doctrines of the Bible and the Christian faith, as well as sufficient knowledge and understanding of other religion of the world. The programme, also equip students with the Biblical and theological skills relevant for effective Christian ministry as well as prepare them for advanced religious studies.
- COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
This programme is an integrative course with work-based and theoretical learning opportunities. At the end of the 4-year duration of studying the programme, students will;
- Demonstrate an appreciation of Christian character and leadership in personal life.
- Possess practical and theoretical knowledge of theology adequate to function productively in both church and society.
- Be equipped to undertake further studies in theology and other related disciplines.
- Acquire the requisite interpersonal and teamwork skills appropriate for ministry in the church and society.
- COURSE CONTENT
This programme is designed to achieve a balance between theoretical knowledge gained through lectures and practical skills gained through fieldwork and ministry attachments. Students will obtain thorough knowledge in the foundations of theology through lectures, discussions, assignments and a project work. The courses are carefully designed such that every year provides an opportunity for students to delve deeper into research and identify areas that need further attention and clarity in the life of the contemporary African churches and society as a whole. These courses are taught at different levels for the duration of the programme and can be found on the: curriculum Tab
- Method of delivery
Students of Theology learn through the traditional classroom lecturing, assignments, reflection, seminars project works and attachments. Students combine both theoretically and practically acquired knowledge and skills to solve real life problems and challenges.
- Credit Reguirement
The Bachelor of Arts in Theology is a four-year programme requiring a minimum credits of 120 over the eight (8) Semesters to graduate.
- Admission Requirement
At Dominion University, a flexible approach has been adopted for our admissions and we accept applications from individuals with a wide range of qualifications. We also welcome mature applicants with no or less formal qualifications. Our admission requirements are categorized to include;
- West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Examinations
These are the standard nationally recognized examinations for academic progression into tertiary educational institutions in Ghana.
- Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
Compulsory Subjects – Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade D.
- West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
Compulsory Subjects – Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade C6.
iii. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level
Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students.
- Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE)
Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in General Business Examination (GBCE).
- Mature Students’ Entry
The mature students’ entry requires applicants to;
- i be at least 25 years old;
- ii show proof of age with birth certificate
- iii provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment;
- iv pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the Dominion University. The examination covers English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test. In lieu of this examination, the applicant should have proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in any of the nationally recognized examinations (WAEC Examinations).
- Foreign Qualifications
All foreign qualifications are referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to tertiary institutions in Ghana (National Accreditation Board Act, 2007 [Act 744 (2(2b)]).
Note: American SAT, TOEFL etc cannot in themselves be accepted as entry qualifications into a Ghanaian tertiary institutions.
7.4 Higher National Diploma (HND) Qualifications
An HND holder applicant must have at least have a second-class (Lower Division) certificate to qualify to enroll of this programme. He/she must have at least 2 years post HND working experience. Other Diploma qualifications with equivalence of HND may be considered.
NB: Dominion University’s entry qualifications for HND are requirements, which follows the requirement of its Mentoring University.
- Professional and Other Entry Qualifications
Entry into the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with professional certificates and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above are treated on individual cases, where such certificates are referred to the National Accreditation Board for the establishment of their equivalences, to determine their eligibility for admission into the programme.
- Regulatory Asssesment
Students are assessed through Interim Assessments, end of semester examinations and classwork. They are also assessed through practical work, which includes problem solving, analytical work, project works which includes research in contemporary issues of religion and other related themes. Students will also receive regular feedback on their coursework and exams. A written feedback will be given to students with respect to draft on their coursework, seminars, attachments and project work.
DEAN OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES – REV. DANIEL ESHUN
- Duration 4 Years
- Study Option Full/Part-time | Weekend
- Award Degree
- Campus Main Campus
- Program Code HTC