FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION HANDBOOK 2010–2011
Students admitted to the LTh programme under 3 (i) and
above may be permitted to complete the prescribed course of study in not less than 4 semesters.
During this course of study they shall gain 60 credits, 30 of which must be at Level I, as follows:
Biblical Studies Historical Studies Pastoral Studies Theological and Ethical Studies Religious and Philosophical Studies Foundation Courses
9 Credits 6 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 6 Credits
A part-time student who, at the end of the second semester, has not completed at least 6 credits, shall be required to withdraw from the Licentiate programme. A part-time student who has completed at least 6 credits at the end of the second semester shall be permitted to continue provided that student gains at least three (3) additional credits in each ensuing semester (except in cases where fewer than three credits remain to complete the requirements for the LTh as set out in Regulation above).
If a candidate has (in accordance with Regulation 6 above) successfully completed more than 60 credits (as prescribed in Regulation 5 above), such additional credits shall be indicated on the certificate issued to the successful candidate.
The remaining 30 credits must be gained at Level II or at Level III and must be taken from at least two of the areas of Theological Studies.
Full-time students must register for a minimum of nine (9) credits in each semester. Such students may, however, with the permission of their Theological College, register for more than 9 credits. Such additional credits shall be selected from those Theological courses provided for in the BA (Theology) degree programme.
A full-time student who, at the end of the second semester, has not completed at least 9 credits, shall be required to withdraw from the Licentiate programme. A student who has completed at least 9 credits at the end of the second semester may be permitted to continue provided that student gains at least 6 additional credits in each ensuing semester, (except in cases where fewer than six credits remain to complete the requirements for the LTh as set out in Regulation 5 above).
quAlifiCAtions for ADmission
The normal qualifications for admission to the degree programme of the BA (Theology) are those of the Faculty of Humanities and Education (see quAlifiCAtions on p. 24).
The following students may also be admitted to the degree programme of the BA (Theology):
students who qualify for admission on the basis of Regulation 7 of the Regulations Governing Matriculation, who successfully complete two preliminary semesters of study (as set out in Regulation 13 below), and who receive the recommendation of the Academic Boards of their respective Theological Colleges;
students who are holders of the Licentiate in Theology of the UWI upon the recommendation of the Academic board of the Affiliated Theological College.
13. (i) students who qualify for admission at lower level to the BA. (Theology) Programme must register as part-time students. Normally a part-time student will be required to spread the Level I University programme over four semesters;
Students may study for the LTh on a part-time basis. Such students must complete the course of study prescribed in Regulation 5. above in a minimum of 8 semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters. Part-time students shall register for a minimum of 6 credits, and not more than 9 credits in each semester.