University Of South Africa Theology Doctorate

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University Of South Africa Theology Doctorate

University Of South Africa Theology Doctorate

Welcome to the The South African Theological Seminary (SATS) which is a fully accredited and registered, distance education institution, focusing on equipping you for service, right where you are in your local church.

  • Bible-based, Christ-centred, Spirit-led
  • Credits for prior learning and experience
  • Enrol at any time of the year
  • Pay as you go.

SATS is proud to offer a PhD in theology, a programme designed to raise up leaders, scholars and ground-breakers in various fields of Christian ministry. It is a fully accredited, fully online programme that provides the opportunity for theological research at the highest academic level.

The results of research conducted by Dr Evan Hunter, Vice President of Scholar Leaders International, has revealed  that of all the accredited, majority world, private, evangelical seminaries in the world, SATS has the most doctoral students!

To be admitted into the programme applicants must have achieved excellent results in an accredited MTh programme or its equivalent. Candidates can choose the area of their research and work under the guidance of supervisors specialising in the same field of research. Their studies culminate in a thesis of between 80 000 and 100 000 words (240 to 300 pages).

The Seminary offers a free, no obligation evaluation of your transcripts, which can either be faxed to us at +27 11 234 4445 or scanned and sent as email attachments to .


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Physical Address
37 Grosvenor Road
Bryanston, 2191
South Africa

Postal Address
South African Theological Seminary
PO Box 98988,
Sloane Park, 2152
South Africa

Telephone: +27 11 234-4440
Helpdesk:   +27 11 022-4440
Fax: +27 11 234-4445