Courses per Term Schedule


The Seminary’s academic year runs from 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2020. The year is divided into four three-month terms.

Term 1
1 Feb to 30 Apr

Term 2
1 May to 31 Jul

Term 3
1 Aug to 31 Oct

Term 4
1 Nov to 31 Jan

The majority of undergraduate courses in the Higher Certificate in Christian Life (HCCL), Higher Certificate in Christian Counselling (HCCC) and the Bachelor of Theology (BTh) programmes run over a three-month term. Most courses are offered twice each year, either in Term 1 and 3 or in Term 2 and 4.

You should select at least one course from each timeslot — that is, one each from Term 1, 2, 3 and 4 for the academic year. You are required to complete at least four courses each year.

There are 4 Greek and Hebrew language courses. Each course is run online over a 6-month period.

To reap the full benefits of the Biblical Languages courses, you will need to take all four Greek or Hebrew courses.

BGK 1121 Biblical Greek 1A Term 1
BGK 1122 Biblical Greek 1B Term 3
BGK 2121 Biblical Greek 2A Term 1
BGK 2122 Biblical Greek 2B Term 3
BHB 1121 Biblical Hebrew 1A Term 3
BHB 1122 Biblical Hebrew 1B Term 1
BHB 2121 Biblical Hebrew 2A Term 3
BHB 2122 Biblical Hebrew 2B Term 1

Term 1 (1 February to 30 April) and Term 3 (1 August to 31 October)

BIB1122 1 Corinthians
BIB1123 The Words and Works of Jesus
CYM1126 Connecting with Children — Prerequisite for CYM2127
PRA1122 Introduction to Youth and Children’s Ministry
THE1120 Introduction to Theology
THE1121 Christian Foundations
THE1123 The Holy Spirit: What the Bible teaches
BIB2121 Hermeneutics — Prerequisite for PRA2123
BIB2122 The Pentateuch
MIS2122 Contemporary Issues in Missions — Term 3 only
MIS2123 Historical Perspective on Missions — Term 1 only
PRA2121 Christian Counselling 1 — Prerequisite for PRA3124
PRA2122 Pastoral Ministry
THE2122 The Doctrine of Man and Sin — Prerequisite for THE2123
THE2124 The Doctrine of God — Term 3 only
BIB3121 The Wisdom Books
BIB3127 The Prophetic Books
BIB3129 Romans
MIS3125 Islam — Term 1 only
PRA3121 Conflict and Reconciliation
PRA3125 Church Leadership
THE3121 The Doctrine of the Kingdom
THE3123 Apologetics
THE3125 Church History — Cannot take this course if you have taken THE1124


Term 2 (1 May to 31 July) and Term 4 (1 November to 31 January)

BIB1121 Essential Bible Study Principles
BIB1124 Old Testament Survey
PRA1121 Christian Relationships
PRA1124 Biblical Leadership 1
THE1120 Introduction to Theology
THE1122 Biblical Worldview
THE1124 Survey of Church History
BIB2123 Historical Books
BIB2124 Book of Acts
BIB2125 Paul’s Letters
CYM2127 Walking with Wounded Children — Prerequisite CYM1126
MIS2124 Introduction to Missions
PRA2123 Homiletics
PRA2124 Children at Risk
THE2121 The Doctrine of the Church
THE2123 The Doctrine of Salvation — Prerequisite THE2122
BIB3122 The General Letters
BIB3128 Genesis
MIS3121 World Religions
MIS3124 Church Growth – Term 4 only
PRA3124 Christian Counselling 2 — Prerequisite PRA2121
PRA3126 Church Administration
THE3122 The Doctrine of Revelation
THE3124 Christian Ethics
THE3126 African Theology — Term 2 only

Term 1

CCC1120 The Biblical Basis of Christian Counselling — Prerequisite for all modules
CCC1121 Human Development and Christian Counselling
CCC2121 Psychopathology and Spiritual Conflicts
CCC1123 Crisis & Trauma Counselling
CCC1124 Abuse and Domestic Violence
CCC2126 Advanced Counselling Skills – Semester course — Prerequisite is CCC1122

Term 2

CCC1120 The Biblical Basis of Christian Counselling — Prerequisite for all modules
CCC2120 Ethical & Legal Issues for Pastoral and Lay Counsellors — Prerequisite for CCC1122
CCC2122 Relationships, Marriage and Family Counselling
CCC1122 Counselling Skills Practicum — Prerequisite for CCC2126
CCC2123 Congregational Care
CCC1125 Wellness – Personal & Spiritual Growth

Term 3

CCC1120 The Biblical Basis of Christian Counselling — Prerequisite for all modules
CCC1121 Human Development and Christian Counselling
CCC2121 Psychopathology and Spiritual Conflicts
CCC1122 Counselling Skills Practicum — Prerequisite for CCC2126
CCC2124 Gerontology & Terminally Ill
CCC1126 Addictions & Co-dependency
CCC2126 Advanced Counselling Skills – Semester course — Prerequisite is CCC1122

Term 4

CCC1120 The Biblical Basis of Christian Counselling — Prerequisite for all modules
CCC2120 Ethical and Legal Issues for Pastoral and Lay Counsellors — Prerequisite for CCC1122
CCC2122 Relationships, Marriage and Family Counselling
CCC2127 Medicine, Health & Healing

Term 1 (1 February to 30 April) and Term 3 (1 August to 31 October)

12 Credit Courses (3 months)

GEN4121 Theological Orientation
MIS4122 Understanding Islam
PRA4121 Practical Theology
PRA4122 Narrative Preaching

24 Credit Courses (6 months)

NTS4241 Testament
OTS4241 Old Testament
RES4241 Research Project — Prerequisite RES4122
THE4241 Systematic Theology
THE4242 Science and Theology

Term 2 (1 May to 31 July) and Term 4 (1 November to 31 January)

12 Credit Courses (3 months)

GEN4121 Theological Orientation
BIB4123 Ephesians
GEN4122 Directed Theological Reading
MIS4121 Missiology
MIS4123 Critiquing Islam — Prerequisite MIS4122
RES4122 Research Methodology
THE4123 Child Theology