Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

General

Programme Description

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

This is a 2-year program designed to prepare students for a more effective ministry through a foundational biblical education. At the end of the course of study, a student should be able to: Demonstrate competence in the fields of biblical and theological studies; Display a broad understanding of biblical language; Exhibit competence in the exegesis and exposition of the Old and New Testaments and relate that competence to African realities; Acquire necessary skills for further scholarly studies in the field of Old or New Testament and Demonstrate Christian maturity expressed in commitment to Christ, to His Body and interpersonal sensitivity in character and lifestyle displayed in communal relationships.

It costs Kshs.75,000 ($750) tuition per semester.

Intakes are in August/September, December/January and April/May of every year.

Delivery modes are:

  1. Full-time
  2. Holiday (i.e. three weeks every April, August, and December), and
  3. Evening

The requirement is undergraduate degree with at least 1st class/2nd class Honours (upper division) or lower division with 2 years working/ministry experience).

The Master of Arts in the Biblical Studies program is designed to prepare students for a more effective ministry through a foundational biblical education. At the end of the course of study, a student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competence in the fields of biblical and theological studies.
  2. Display a broad understanding of at least one biblical language.
  3. Exhibit competence in the exegesis and exposition of the Bible (Old and New Testament) and relate that competence to African realities.
  4. Acquire necessary skills for further scholarly studies in the fields of Old and New Testament.
  5. Demonstrate Christian maturity expressed in a commitment to Christ, to His Body and interpersonal sensitivity in character and lifestyle displayed in communal relationships.

Admission Requirements

  1. An undergraduate degree in any area of specialization from an accredited institution of higher learning with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, or a degree awarded with first-class or upper second class honors, or its equivalent.
  2. Applicants with 2.75 cumulative grade point average or higher or second-class lower division or its equivalent should have at least two years of relevant experience after graduation.
  3. An applicant who does not meet the above requirements must present an undergraduate degree in any area of specialization and a Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant area of study from an accredited institution of higher learning with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, or its equivalent.

Mode of delivery

  • 2 academic years’ full-time studies
  • 3 academic years’ part-time studies

Fee structure

Full-Time

  • Tuition Fees: 65,400
  • Admin Charges: 15,525
  • Total Tuition Fees: 80,925
  • Total per Year: 242,775
  • Total for Programme: 485,550

Part-Time

  • Tuition Fees: 43,600
  • Admin Charges: 15,525
  • Total Tuition Fees: 59,125
  • Total per Year: 177,375
  • Total for Programme: 532,125

How to apply

  • You can apply online by clicking Online application or
  • Download application form Application form
  • You can send your application to Public Relations or Admissions.

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Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

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