The MA in Christian Studies aims to educate students in and within the historically traditional Christian faith while emphasizing areas of Christian tradition most relevant for church-based ministry in Sub-Saharan Africa. It does so in ways relevant to the African context while remaining cognizant of contemporary issues in theological and Church circles worldwide.
Master of Arts in Christian Studies
Purpose: The MA in Christian Studies is designed to train students in the biblical and historic Christian faith. It will equip them to minister and practically meet their ministry’s cultural and theological challenges.
Duration: This is a two-year program. The program consists of 16 courses offered in four semesters.
Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized or accredited university or institution.
Mode of Delivery: In-person classes and online.
Students may join the program at the beginning of any semester.
Students must register for seminary classes a minimum of one month before the start of class. New students to the program must pay a non-refundable registration fee of K1,000.
List of Classes
Church History 1 (Fathers – Medieval period)
Research & Writing 1
Theology of Christian Life
Religious Contexts in Africa (ATR & Islam)
Church History 2 (Reformation)
African Christian Ethics
O.T Biblical Theology
African Church History
N.T Biblical Theology
Ecclesiology & Worship
Discipleship & Counselling
Missions In The African Church
Research Writing 2 (Thesis)
The Christian Home
An applicant must complete the CABU application and have earned a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or institution.
Applicants interested in the master’s program should provide the following:
- CABU Application
- K1,000 non-refundable registration fee
- Testimony of salvation in Jesus Christ (written)
- Official Transcript of undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree
- Copy of NRC or passport
- Student Medical Form
- Confidential Medical Form (dorm students only)
- Study Permit Application (international students only)
Cost of the Programme
The seminary program tuition costs are K2,500 per course. This amount must be paid in full before the beginning of each class.
- Registration fee: K1,000
- Graduation fee: K3,000
- Room and board: K9,500 (dorm students only)*
- Study permit fee: K9,500 (international students only)
For more information, please contact the CABU office at +26 097 741 5011 or email [email protected].