Doctor of Philosophy in Theological Studies

General

Program Description

The Ph.D. in Theological Studies recognizes that most of the challenges facing the church in Africa – and beyond – are theological in nature. This degree, therefore, gives special and critical attention to religious, social, political, governance, economic and issues facing the Church, all the while addressing the bearing theology has on such matters. It aims at giving sound theological responses based on deep theological reflection. This way, students are adequately equipped to deal with issues facing the Church of Christ and society in general. Intakes are September of every year. It has six concentrations namely;

  1. Biblical Studies;
  2. Systematic, Culture, Theology and Development,
  3. Practical Theology,
  4. Mission Studies,
  5. World Christianity and
  6. Practical Theology.

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Admission Requirements

  • To be admitted to an AIU doctoral program, an applicant must hold a Master's degree from AIU or an institution recognized by the AIU Senate. Beyond the possession of a degree, the applicant must have a cumulative mean of at least a B in his/her Masters's studies and must demonstrate ability in academic research. Specific program minimum requirements will apply.
  • In exceptional cases, Senate, on the recommendation of any of the schools, may admit to the doctorate program, applicants who do hold a Master’s degree, provided that such candidates, on the basis of the research, professional and academic work they have done, can demonstrate that they are well qualified to undertake doctoral work.

When to Apply

Applications for the regular programs normally close on the 15th of December for the January intake, 15th April for the May intake and 15th August for the September intake.

For international students to be accepted in the September intake, your application form should have been sent by April, for January intake you should have sent your application by September and for April intake you should have sent you an application form by January.

For the School-Based programs, your application should reach us not later than 10th March for the April holidays, 10th July for the August holidays and 10th November for the December Holidays.

Last updated Feb 2020

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