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Theological College of Northern Nigeria


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Research Degrees

PhD Information Leaflet
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  *NEW!* A Doctor of Ministry (DMin) programme is proposed, starting in 2016/2017, to include two two-week residencies per year over four years. Cohorts will be formed to follow tracks in 'Counselling' and 'Global Christianity and Mission'. Enquiries are welcome, and should be addressed to:

Full admission details are available in the PhD Programme prospectus above. Please note in particular the following requirements:

  • at least 65% in a relevant MTh/MA (the dissertation must be submitted with the application)
  • a 5,000-word research proposal
  • computing skills

Applicants are to download the application form here, fill it in, get it signed by their own church's GS (and, if they are non-TEKAN, countersigned by the GS of a TEKAN church) and scan it, together with the bank teller demonstrating payment of ₦10,000 for the form, the completed 'programmes with duration' form (downloadable here), their full credentials and transcripts. They should then email these, with their CV, MTh dissertation and PhD proposal, in one email direct to

Applications for 2016 admission have now closed. Applications for 2017 admission must be submitted, by email as detailed above, by 10 March 2017 in preparation for interviews on 31 March 2017 for August 2017 admission.

Masters degrees also have a strong research element. Click here for full details.