Higher Diploma in Theology

Higher diploma Programme

African is changing rapidly, and as in all changes, there are enormous challenges and opportunities. There is need for continuing discernment in order to determine what God is calling the churches in Africa to do and to become. Spiritans want to contribute to this search for the will of God in Africa and the wider world, through this program. This is a three years program, and it is equivalent to B.A in Theology.

1. Certificate of SSCE, GCE or WAEC with a minimum of 5 credits including English Language, mathematics, or
one other science subject and Christian religious Knowledge(CRK)
2. Transcript of 3 or 4 year Diploma/degree in philosophy
3. Certificate and transcript of any other degree acquired
4. Birth Certificate or age declaration or baptismal card
5. 2 letters of recommendation.

  • Religious/Diocesan - One letter must be from major superior/bishop
  • Independent student, who was once in a major seminary - one letter must be from rector or a formator of former major seminary.
  • Independent student, who was never in a major seminary - one letter must be from a catholic priest.
6. Application letter for admission
7. Application form fee - N5000 (Non-Refundable)

FIRST YEAR

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
ThD101FUNDAMENTALS OF THEOLOGY3
LANG121BIBLICAL GREEK I2
ThD102FUNDAMENTAL MORAL THEOLOGY3
LANG211ELEMENTS OF BIBLICAL HEBREW3
REL212INTRODUCTION TO OLD TESTAMENT2
LANG171LATIN 12
ThD124INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT2
LANG122BIBLICAL GREEK II2
ThD141INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN WORSHIP3
ThD142INTRODUCTION TO SPIRITUAL THEOLOGY3
REL251AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION I3
GSP201PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION I2
TOTAL30

SECOND YEAR

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
ThD125THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS,MARK/MATTHEW2
ThD201ECCLESIOLOGY2
ThD231CHURCH HISTORY3
ThD241CANNON LAW2
REL332HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN WEST AFRICA3
ThD242CATECHETICS2
ThD202TRINITY2
ThD205CHRISTOLOGY2
ThD243THEOLOGY OF WORSHIP2
ThD252INTRODUCTION TO MISSION STUDIES2
ThD261HUMAN SEXUALITY AND CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE3
ThD321THE GOSPEL OF LUKE AND ACTS OF THE APOSTLES2
REL241ISLAM IN WEST AFRICA2
TOTAL31

THIRD YEAR

COURSE NO TITLEUNITS
ThD301THEOLOGY OF CREATION2
ThD302CHRISTIAN ANTHROPLOGY AND ESCHATOLOGY2
ThD342SACRAMENTAL THEOLOGY3
ThD352PATROLOGY2
ThD314PROPHETS3
ThD322THE LIFE AND WORK OF ST. PAUL3
ThD361SOCIAL ETHICS3
ThD421THE CLOSE OF THE NEW TESTAMENT ERA3
ThD491SEMINAR2
ThD492PROJECT6
TOTAL30


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