Master of Ministry (MMin)

Admission Requirements

  1. Applicants for enrolment must hold a basic theological degree according to the standards of ATESEA or its equivalent.
  2. Applicants should normally have two or more years of ministerial experience.

Basic Graduation Requirement

One must complete successfully 10 modules of 4 credit hours each plus 1 guided study of 2 credit hours, encompassing a total of 42 credit hours. The basic structure consists of 3 basic modules and 7 electives. A thesis (optional) may replace 2 modules hence take up 8 credit hours, but the guided study of 2 credit hours must be on thesis methodology.

Three Basic Modules

  • Pastoral Theology
  • Nature & Mission of the Church
  • PreachingonNT/OT: Hermeneutics & Homiletics

Seven Electives (choose from below)

  • Expository Preaching & Teaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Pastoral Leadership & Ministry
  • Pastoral Spirituality
  • Pastoral Counselling
  • Spiritual Direction & Mentoring
  • Strategies for Church Growth
  • Ministry & Cultural Context
  • Church Management
  • Advanced Seminars on Christian Education
  • Missiology and Mission Studies
  • Exegesis on set text
  • Project Paper: 2 modules (optional)

Duration of Study

  • One year of full-time studies or five to eight years of part-time studies.
  • Two modules are offered annually. Normally they are offered in March/April and July/August respectively. Please check with the Academic Office for the module, lecturer, exact date and assignments.

Method of Assessment

  • one paper of 1500-2000 words and a short essay of 1,000 words
  • OR one paper of 1500-2000 words
  • Deadline for submitting assignments: within six months after the course.
  • Failure to submit an assignment by the deadline will be considered as failure of the course. If it is a core course, it must be repeated again. If it is an elective course, it must be replaced by another elective.

Average of C+ (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) and above is required for graduation.


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