George Whitefield College Admission Requirements
Bachelor of Theology
A National Senior Certificate or equivalent thereof (with a matriculation exemption), with a minimum of 60% in English language and coupled with an achievement rating of 4 or better in four subjects from the designated subjects list. (Per Government Gazette No. 751, 11 July 2008).
Students from outside of South Africa, who have English as a second language, may be required to complete a TOEFL test (or similar) to prove proficiency in English at a level suitable for academic study
Foreign students who have English as a second language may be required to complete a TOEFL Test (or similar) to prove proficiency in English at a level suitable for academic study.
English language requirement: You must have an English Language qualification to be accepted onto a course at the University. The minimum acceptable English Language requirement for undergraduate courses is IELTS – 6.0 overall and 5.0 for the written element. This is equivalent to 213 in the computerised TOEFL test, 550 in the written TOEFL test, or 79 – 80 in the internet based TOEFL test.
For postgraduate courses you must have IELTS – 6.5 overall and 6.0 for the written element. This is equivalent to 232 in the computerised TOEFL test, 575 in the written TOEFL test or 90 – 91 in the internet based TOEFL test. Equivalent English language qualifications may be accepted.
The following link will enable you to find out more about the IELTS and TOEFL tests and will enable you to locate a learning & testing centre near to where you live: http://www.ets.org/toefl/
Please CLICK HERE for the English Proficiency Test letter from our Academic Registrar.
Higher Certificate in Theology – HCert(Theology
National Senior Certificate or the equivalent thereof with a minimum of 30% in English Language (Per Government Gazette No. 751,11 July 2008). admission through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is permitted for a maximum of 10% of the enrolment for any year. Learners in this category may be permitted to complete the qualification over a maximum of two years with the Faculty Board’s agreement.
Foreign students who have English as a second language may be required to complete a TOEFL test (or similar) to prove proficiency in English at a level suitable for academic study
EXPLORE is primarily a self-study programme, but many students study better when they form a group at their church or with others in their community. The material covers both systematic and biblical theology, and encourages the student to develop a deeper understanding of the truth of the Bible.
Academic Entrance Requirements: None
Module 1: EXPLORE the Bible
The emergence of God’s plan for the world from Genesis to Revelation.
Module 2: EXPLORE the Life of Jesus
The human life and ministry of the one God sent to save the world and be its king forever.
Module 3: EXPLORE the Work of the Apostles
The growth of Christianity in the first century from the day of Pentecost.
Module 4: EXPLORE the World’s Creator
The nature and character of the God who made the universe.
Module 5: EXPLORE the Books of Moses
A journey through the Old Testament and lays the foundations for all that follows in the Bible.
Module 6: EXPLORE the Prophets
The content and major themes of Old Testament Prophetic Literature.
Module 7: EXPLORE Salvation
God’s plan to save the world, focusing on the person and work of Christ.
Module 8: EXPLORE the Christian Life
The path of the Christian life from the counsels of God in eternity.
Module 9 (Optional): EXPLORE Church History
The way the church evangelised their pagan neighbours and how they endured persecution at the hands of the seemingly all-powerful Roman state.