Master of Divinity

TCA College

Program Description

Master of Divinity

TCA College

Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity is a comprehensive graduate programme to prepare students for the professional ministries of the local church. All students follow a core curriculum of biblical, theological and practical ministry studies.


Accreditation: Asia Theological Association

Credits: 60 credits for theological Bachelor degree holders
99 credits for non-theological Bachelor degree holders

Duration: Full-time : 2 years (60 credits), 3 years (99 credits); Part-time : Up to 6 years (60 credits), Up to 9 years (99 credits)


Admission requirements     

Candidates should fulfil the following requirements:


• Obtained a bachelor degree from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 2.7.

• Obtained a TOEFL score of 560 or an IELTS score of 6.0 (or the equivalent).


Programme aims     

Upon successful completion of the programme, students should demonstrate:


• Knowledge and understanding of Scripture and Christian doctrine

• Competence in Biblical Hebrew or Greek so as to interpret and communicate biblical truth

• Understanding of the nature of the church, its ministry and mission

• Discernment of the various trends in contemporary ministry

• Capacity to reflect theologically on contemporary issues in the Christian community and make independently formed judgments

• Love for the church and its mission in fulfilling the Great Commission

• Sanctified aspirations in professional ministry

• Commitment to developing spiritual maturity in themselves and others

• Skill in the interpretation and application of Scripture to practical life situations

• Ability to communicate biblical truth with clarity and conviction

• Competence in working with biblical, theological, historical and sociological perspectives of ministry

• Professional skill competencies in the ministries of the church



Curriculum


BIBLE: 30 credits

  • Old Testament Foundations*     3
  • New Testament Foundations*     3
  • Hermeneutics*     3
  • Hebrew 1 / Greek 1*     3
  • Hebrew 2 / Greek 2*     3
  • Hebrew 3 / Greek 3*     3
  • Hebrew / Greek Exegesis     3
  • Electives     9


THEOLOGY & HISTORY:  27 credits

  • Systematic Theology 1*     3
  • Systematic Theology 2*     3
  • Systematic Theology 3*     3
  • Christian Ethics     3
  • Pentecostal Studies     3
  • Church History*     3
  • Electives     9


MINISTRY & GENERAL: 42 credits

  • Research & Report Writing*     3
  • Homiletics*     3
  • Principles & Practices of Teaching*     3
  • Pastoral Theology & Leadership     3
  • Discipling & Mentoring     3
  • Church Educational Ministries     3
  • Pastoral Counselling     3
  • Biblical Theology of Missions     3
  • Cultural Anthropology     3
  • Electives     15


TOTAL: 99 credits

Theological Bachelor degree holders are expected to have completed modules marked with an * in their Bachelor degrees. Otherwise, these modules may be required as deficiencies in the course of study.

Tuition Fees

  • S$ 10,593.00 (99 ATA credits)
  • S$ 6,420.00 (60 ATA credits) - For students holding a Bachelor degree in Theology


Last updated December 8, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2016
Duration
Duration
2 - 9 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
10,593 SGD
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Deadline
Start date Aug. 2016
Place
Singapore
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Duration 2 - 9 years
Price 10,593 SGD
- 99 ATA credits