Old Testament Studies, Ph.D. | University of Pretoria | Pretoria, South Africa
24 months
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22460 ZAR/year
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About

The outcome of a Old Testament Studies programme at University of Pretoria is highly specialised, research-based knowledge and expertise.

Overview

Key Features

  • The Faculty of Theology and Religion is one of the leading theological institutions in South Africa and in Africa at large. It is known for its quality research, relevant teaching and learning programmes, and community engagement, especially through its Centres.
  • The University of Pretoria has the oldest fully-fledged Faculty of Theology and Religion in South Africa, and our Faculty is rated first in Africa and 14th in the world in terms of research impact. 
  • This is proof of the high standard at which theology is practised at the University of Pretoria and the fact that academic excellence is a non-negotiable trait of the Faculty. The Old Testament Studies programme is offered by University of Pretoria.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Prospective doctoral students register for Theology Doctoral Preparatory if so determined by the Admission Committee of the Postgraduate Committee.
  • The registration period for Theology Doctoral Preparatory is maximum one year, and the student must prepare a substantial research proposal under supervision of the supervisor. If necessary, the supervisor may prescribe additional fundamental material (eg research methodology) which is essential for the preparation of the thesis, to be studied and assessed formally.
  • Once the supervisor has completed the assessment to his or her satisfaction and the research proposal is recommended by the relevant head of department and approved by the Research and Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Theology, the student will be allowed to register for the appropriate doctoral programme.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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    • Application closing date: November 30 

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
83

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
83

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant master’s degree.
  • At least 65% for the research component at master’s level.
  • Students who obtained 63% to 64% may be considered for PhD Preparatory studies.
  • English language proficiency as determined by a proficiency test.
  • Hebrew passed at second-year level of the bachelor’s degree (for the MTh in Old Testament Studies) or an admissions examination may be required.
  • Greek passed at second-year level of the bachelor’s degree (for the MTh New Testament Studies).
  • or an admissions examination may be required.

Tuition Fee

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    22460 ZAR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22460 ZAR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22460 ZAR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22460 ZAR per year during 24 months.
    • Non-SADC students: added international fee of R4,040

Living costs for Pretoria

8592 - 10309 ZAR /month
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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Old Testament Studies.

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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