QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION
3. The following are eligible for admission to the prescribed course of study for the Licentiate in Theology:
(a) graduates of an approved University; or
(b) students who have passed the Higher School Certificate examination or the General Certificate of Education in at least two principal advanced level subjects; or
(c) students who qualify for admission under the Regulations governing Matriculation; or
(d) individual students lacking qualifications under (a), (b) or (c), above, who can present other evidence of satisfactory achievement may be accepted by the University on the recommendation of the Principal of the affiliated college.
4. (a) Students for the LTh shall pursue a prescribed course of study extending over not less than six (6) and not more than ten (10) semesters before being eligible for the award of the Licentiate.
(b) Students admitted to the LTh programme under 3 (a) and (b) above may be permitted to complete the prescribed course of study in not less than 4 semesters.
5. During this course of study they shall gain 60 credits, 30 of which must be at Level I, as follows:
Biblical Studies - 9 credits
Historical Studies - 6 credits
Pastoral Studies - 3 credits
Theological and Ethical Studies - 3 credits
Religious and Philosophical Studies - 3 credits
Foundation Courses - 6 credits
The remaining 30 credits must be gained at Level II or at Level III and must be taken from at least two of the areas of Theological Studies.
6. Full-time students must register for a minimum of nine (9) credits in each semester. Such students may, however, with the permission of their Theological College, register for more than 9 credits. Such additional credits shall be selected from those Theological courses provided for in the BA (Theology) degree programme.
7. A full-time student who, at the end of the second semester, has not completed at least 9 credits, shall be required to withdraw from the Licentiate programme. A student who has completed at least 9 credits at the end of the second semester may be permitted to continue, provided that student gains at least 6 additional credits in each ensuing semester, (except in cases where fewer than six credits remain to complete the requirements for the L.Th as set out in Regulation 5 above).
8. Students may study for the LTh on a part-time basis. Such students must complete the course of study prescribed in Regulation 5 above in a minimum of 8 semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters. Part-time students shall register for a minimum of 6 credits, and not more than 9 credits in each semester.
9. A part-time student who, at the end of the second semester, has not completed at least 6 credits, shall be required to withdraw from the Licentiate programme. A part-time student who has completed at least 6 credits at the end of the second semester shall be permitted to continue, provided that student gains at least three (3) additional credits in each ensuing semester (except in cases where fewer than three credits remain to complete the requirements for the LTh as set out in Regulation above).
10. If a candidate has (in accordance with Regulation 6 above) successfully completed more than 60 credits (as prescribed in Regulation 5 above), such additional credits shall be indicated on the certificate issued to the successful candidate.