BA in Theology

Mode of study
Attendance

Duration
4 Years

Campus
East Legon

Local Fees
GHS 2580.00

International Fees
GHS 3180.00

Entry year
2023-2024

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The Bachelor of Arts in Theology programme is a structured academic curriculum designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, theories, and practices within the field of theology. This programme offers a unique opportunity for students to delve into various religious traditions, critically analyze theological concepts, and engage with religious texts and teachings.

Studying theology enables students to cultivate a profound appreciation for the diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Through intellectual rigor and open-minded exploration, students learn to approach theological questions with depth and insight. The Bachelor of Arts in Theology programme not only imparts knowledge but also equips students with the skills necessary for further study in theology or related fields. Additionally, it prepares them for diverse career paths in religious leadership, counseling, education, or social services.

Graduates of this programme, armed with a robust foundation in theology, are well-prepared to contribute to both the academic study and practical application of religious traditions in contemporary society. The programme aims to provide a rigorous and enriching educational experience, fostering intellectual growth, spiritual development, and a commitment to lifelong learning in the field of theology.

In summary, the Bachelor of Arts in Theology programme offers students a unique and enriching educational journey, blending academic rigor with practical applications and preparing graduates to contribute meaningfully to the study and application of religious traditions in today's society.

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Course Objectives

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Business Acumen and Management Skills

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Entry Requirements

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  1. West Africa Examination Certificate Holders (WASSCE/NECO): For applicants applying with wassce or neco certificates, you must have six (6) passes (A1 to C6), passes in three (3) core subjects including core mathematics and english language and passes in any three relevant elective courses. 
  2.  SSCE Entry: For applicants applying with the old WAEC certificate (i.e. SSCE) are required to have six (6) passes (A1 to D7), three (3) core subjects including mathematics and english language and passes in any three relevant elective courses.
  3. GCE Advanced Level: Applicants with General Certificate of Education must have three (3) passes (1 to 7) and five credits in GCE Ordinary level subjects including mathematics and english language.

  1. ABCE Entry: For applicants with Advanced Business Certificate Examination, they must have three passes (A to D) and credit passes in five (5) subjects in General Business Examination (GBCE).
  2. Mature Entry: Applicants who do not have any certificate or do not have good passes and 25 years and above are eligible for our mature entry pathway. Applicants must show proof of age with a valid birth certificate, provide an introductory letter from employer if employed and applicant must pass the mature students entrance examinations conducted by the University. The examination covers English language, Mathematics and an Aptitude test.

  1. Foreign Certificates: All foreign certificates must be evaluated by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) before being considered for admission. Click here for more information on certificate evaluation. 
  2. International Students: All international students who do not have English as your first language are to submit proof of English Proficiency. 
  3. Top-Ups : We accept applicants applying to upgrade or top-up to degree with a qualification lower than degree. A holder of Diploma may top-up to degree in the same discipline or otherwise and such applicant will be placed at level 200. Holders of Higher National Diploma may top-up to degree in the same discipline or subject area and be placed at level 300. Where the top-up is to be in a subject area different from the HND certificate held, the applicant will be placed at level 200

Academic Modules

FIRST SEMESTER                             -

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

GER 101

English for Academic Purposes

3

GER 103

French for Communication

3

THY 105

Intro. to Pentecostalism

3

SCS 109

Information Technology

3

STS 111

Spiritual Formation

3

FIN  101

Personal Finance

3

TOTAL

 

18

 

LEVEL 100 SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

GER 102

Principles of Psychology

3

STS 102

Church Administration

3

GER 108

Logic and Critical Thinking

3

GER 112

Principles of Social Behaviour

3

STS 106

Introduction to Missiology

3

TOTAL

 

15

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

STS 205

Philosophy of Religion

3

THY 201

Systematic Theology I

3

THY 203

Church History I        

3

THY 205

Intro. to Old Testament

3

THY 209

Old Testament Hebrew I

3

THY 211

Hermeneutics

3

TOTAL

 

18

 

                  SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

STS 210

Principles of Leadership

3

THY 202

Systematic Theology II

3

THY 204

Church History II

3

THY 206

Introduction to New Testament

3

THY 208

New Testament Greek I

3

THY 212

Homiletics I

3

STS 210 

Sociology of Religion                                                     

3

TOTAL

 

21

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

STS 305

Christian Ethics

3

THY 311

Old Testament Hebrew II      

3

THY 305

African Traditional Religion

3

ELECTIVES

THY 301

Systematic Theology III

3

MSN 313

Theology of Missions

3

THY 303

West African Church History   

3

STS 327

Biblical Philosophy of Leadership          

3

TOTAL

 

18

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

STS 330         

Research Methods in Theology

3

THY 308        

New Testament Greek II

3

THY 304   

Homiletics II   

3

ELECTIVES            

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

MSN 306

New Religious Movement                    

3

MSN 312

Cultural Anthropology and Missions  

3

THY 302

African Christian Theology

3

STS 316

Christian Education

3

TOTAL

 

15

FIRST SEMESTER 

CORE COURSES

COURSE CODE

CREDIT LOAD

STS 411         

Islamic Studies

3

THY 401

Pauline Theology       

3

THY 403

Pentecostal & Charismatic Theology 

3

 

ELECTIVES

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

STS 413         

Philosophy of Human Rights

3

MSN 417

Church Growth

3

STS 419

Religion and Gender

3

THY 411

Apocalyptic Literature

3

STS 416

Contemporary Issues in Ethics                

3

TOTAL

 

18

 

SECOND SEMESTER 

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

THY 406

The Gospels

3

STS 418                            

Christian Apologetics

3

THG 402                   

INTERNSHIP                               

0

GER 406

Project Work 

6

 

 

 

          

ELECTIVES

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT LOAD

THY 412

Pentecostal Spirituality

3

THY 402        

Pastoral Ministry

3

THY 408

Contemporary Issues in Theology                            

3

TOTAL

 

15

Career Prospects

• Religious Educator

• Pastoral Minister

• Nonprofit or NGO Worker

• Counseling and Social Worker

• Journalist and Writer

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Career Prospects

• Religious Educator

• Pastoral Minister

• Nonprofit or NGO Worker

• Counseling and Social Worker

• Journalist and Writer

Why choose BA in Theology

  • Deepen Your Understanding of Faith

    A BA in Theology offers a unique opportunity to delve deep into the study of religious traditions, their histories, and their philosophical foundations. Whether you are interested in Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, or any other religious tradition, this degree equips you with the knowledge and understanding necessary to explore the core principles, practices, and beliefs that shape these faiths.

  • Prepare for Religious Leadership Roles

    If you aspire to serve as a religious leader, a BA in Theology provides a solid foundation. The knowledge and skills acquired during your studies will enable you to lead worship services, provide pastoral care, teach religious education, and guide others on their spiritual journeys. Whether you plan to become a minister, a chaplain, or a religious educator, this degree equips you with the necessary tools to lead with confidence and compassion.

  • Enhance Your Cultural Competence

    In a rapidly globalizing world, having cultural competence is crucial. Studying theology exposes you to diverse religious and cultural perspectives. This fosters a greater appreciation for different belief systems, enhances your ability to engage in interfaith dialogue, and promotes understanding and respect for people of various religious backgrounds. A BA in Theology equips you with the skills to navigate diverse cultural landscapes and contribute to a more harmonious society.

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Tuition costs

Explore detailed information about our tuition costs and payment options. We are committed to providing a transparent and affordable education for all our students.

Domestic fees

4-month semesters

Year 1 Semester Fees
2580.00
(12 credit minimum)

Year 2 Semester Fees
2480.00
(12 credit minimum)

Year 3 Semester Fees
2480.00
(12 credit minimum)

Year 4 Semester Fees
2480.00
(12 credit minimum)

  • Total
  • $21,490

International fees

4-month semesters

Year 1 Semester Fees
3180.00
(12 credit minimum)

Year 2 Semester Fees
3080.00
(12 credit minimum)

Year 3 Semester Fees
3080.00
(12 credit minimum)

Year 4 Semester Fees
3080.00
(12 credit minimum)

  • Total
  • $21,490

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