Master of Divinity

TCA College

Program Description

Master of Divinity

TCA College

Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity is a comprehensive graduate program 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 fulfill 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).

Program aims

  • Upon successful completion of the program, 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
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 29, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Start date
Aug. 2018
Duration
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2 - 9 years
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Price
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10,593 SGD
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Singapore - Singapore
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Singapore - Singapore
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- 99 ATA credits