This course provides an introduction to the study of religion by looking at topics and themes such as doctrine, ritual, scripture, mysticism, pilgrimage and myth across the major religions in the world, including Christianity. It also introduces the methodological approaches to the comparative study of religion. The students are introduced to the methods and topics of moral reflection and action in their biblical, historical, and theological context. The course focuses on new life in Christ as embodied in the church for the world. An in-depth study of a selected doctrine or theological theme in its historical and systematic context.
Most universities in Ghana are offering courses in the following subject areas:
This programme is widely taught as full time, part-time, distance or sandwich at most levels.
WASSCE Entry requirements:
Core: Credit passes (C6) in English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science & Social Studies Electives: Credit passes (C6) in any three elective subjects
American High School Grade 12
An applicant for admission to a degree programme in Ghana must have a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0 *Admissions will be to Level 100.
GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels
Applicants must have three relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels. In addition, they must have at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level. *Most universities in Ghana welcome applications from students who follow the IB Diploma Programme and meet the following college requirements. *Admissions will be to Level 100.
Applicants must have at least Grade 4 in any Three (3) HL subjects. In addition, they must have at least Grade 4 in English Language/Literature (SL) and Mathematics (SL).
Must be, at least, 25 years by (*certain date). Should have a minimum of GCE/SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate or an equivalent qualification. Must pass a University Entrance Exam or aptitude test in Math and English.
Masters (MPhil, MA, MSc) A good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in a relevant field of study at any recognised University.
Normally a Master’s degree with research in the relevant field will be required for admission to this programme. Where an applicant is judged to have any deficiency, this may be remedied by requiring the applicant to make up as appropriate either by course work or mini-project or both.
Students are assessed by any combination of three assessment methods: quizzes/interim/mid-semester tests, and project works completed throughout the course; and written examinations at the end of each course. The exact mix of these methods differs between universities, subject areas, years of study and individual courses. Most degree projects are typically assessed on the basis of a written dissertation during your final year of study.
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