ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

Equip Master of Divinity is intended to prepare students for professional work in Christian ministry within local churches as well as para-church organizations. This degree provides an in-depth knowledge of biblical leadership principles and methods, and an in-depth study of Scripture, Biblical Languages, Biblical Studies and Christian Theology.

Students who complete one or two years of this programme will be eligible to receive a Graduate Diploma in Theology (GradDipTh) or Master of Christian Studies (MCS), respectively. Studying and passing Greek is not necessary for these awards.

REQUIREMENTS

  • An academic degree in any subject
  • Pass with credit BT111 Bible Overview and BT121 Promise to Fulfilment courses from our Certificate programme
  • Recommendation from local church to pursue in-depth theological study
  • High competency in written English. Training in reading and writing academic English will be provided during the first semester. Equip may require students not demonstrating sufficient English ability to pause their studies or transfer to our diploma course until they reach the necessary standard.

COURSE DELIVERY

  • Full-time / part-time
  • Taught classes (On-site / Online)
  • Intensive classes
  • Ministry placement

IMPORTANT DATES

Students may apply to join the Master programme at any time and begin with the Certificate courses which run on three terms every year.

Semester 1January – May
Semester 2June – October

Application closes on the 15 October prior to the intended year of commencement of studies.

Recommended to discuss with the academic office in advance prior to the application closing date.

ASSESSMENTS

Students are assessed through regular course work, practical tasks where applicable, written assignments and examinations.

FEES

Full-timeRM 2,800 per semester
Part-timeRM 1,500 per semester

Fees are inclusive of Student Union Fees and Library membership.

SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarships may be available for those who are unable to raise support.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 YEAR 1
 SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2 
Study Skills*Faithful Gospel Ministry*
Exegesis & Hermeneutics 1*Expository Teaching*
OT Survey 1*OT Pentateuch book*
NT Survey 1NT Gospel book
Church History 1Our Malaysian Context*
Greek 1**Greek 2**
Doctrine 1
Ministry PlacementMinistry Placement
 YEAR 2
 SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2 
OT Survey 2*OT Prophetic book*
NT Survey 2*NT Pauline epistle in Greek**
Intermediate Greek***Doctrine 3
Doctrine 2Church History 2*
Research Skills***
Ministry PlacementMinistry Placement
Electives (for Year 2/3)Electives (for Year 2/3)
Hebrew 1Hebrew 2
Church PlantingMission Studies
Biblical Counselling 1Biblical Counselling 2
ApologeticsExpository Preaching
Christian EducationChristian Spirituality
OT Set book in EnglishNT Pauline epistle in English
 YEAR 3
 SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2 
OT Poetry (Psalms)*OT Wisdom*
NT Gospel of John*Integrated Theology
EthicsExegesis & Hermeneutics 2
Ministry PlacementMinistry Placement
ElectivesElectives
Research ProjectResearch Project
Advanced Greek & NT BookOT Set book in Hebrew
Biblical Counselling 3Biblical Counselling 3

* First year course for part-time students who will take two years to complete each full-time year​
** Recommended for MCS students​
*** Not required for MCS students