PhD in Theology by Research

Introduction & Certification Body

Our PhD program in Theology by Research for the students who wish to embrace a teaching career in colleges, universities, and seminaries, or to hold positions of leadership in churches or social service and social justice agencies.

Duration & Eligibility
3 Years

Master Degree in a relevant field. Relevant professional experience

Salient Features
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of the basic categories of theological reflection: biblical, historical, systematic and ethical.
  • Conduct advanced scholarly research and writing that makes an original contribution to the discipline that is significant for religious communities, academy, and society.
  • Equips students with a set of knowledge, skills, competencies, and principles that will make them effective professionals in their area of expertise.


  • Block Subjects Credits
    I Religion, Psychology, and Culture 4
    II Current Trends in International Theology 4
    III Contemporary Theology and Theologians 4
    Capstone Project I (Block: I, II, III) 1
    IV World Religions Perspectives 4
    V Theological Research 4
    VI Systematic Theology 4
    Capstone Project II (Block: IV, V, VI) 1
    VII Theological Foundations for Development 4
    VIII Theology of Poverty and Development 4
    IX Contemporary Views of God 4
    X-XVIII Thesis Work: Term reports (Five) 32
    Final Thesis Report Submission
    E- conference
    Total Credits 70

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology

Why Choose Us?

  • Study online using our Learning Management System
  • Tailored, international standard curriculum
  • Experienced faculty from around the world
  • Academic partnership with University of Central Nicaragua
  • Student-focussed learning methodologies
  • Outcome based academic delivery

Student Testimonials

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Prof. Petrus J. Van Staden

"What make TAU unique is it involves studying away from your academic institution, usually from the comfort of your home. TAU’s flexibility of distance learning makes it a popular, appealing option: you can study at your own pace, fitting your studies around your life. "


  • How Do I Apply?

    You can apply online by clicking here. Fill the application form with all the relevant information and our Enrollment Advisor will call you for more details.

  • When will a decision be made on my application?
  • Do I need to travel to University for Examinations?

    No. We conduct the proctored Examinations including viva-voice.

  • How do I get guidance for the Doctoral/PhD programs?

    Students should identify their own Guide and get approved by the University. The University will also support the students by providing a Co-Guide.

  • How do I get academic discussions and clarifications?

    Academic Discussions & Clarifications will be done through Student - Faculty Interactions and Forum Discussions.

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