Leading College

Africa For Christ Bible College

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in Zimbabwe

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Year 2

National Diploma in Pastoral Studies

National Diploma in Pastoral Studies.
The course is designed to develop a self – reliant Pastor with skills, knowledge and attitudes
required in the Christian Ministry. The total duration of the course is 2460 notional hours
spread over a period of two years plus one year On the Job Education and Training. The
minimum entry qualification for the course is a National Certificate in Pastoral Studies or
equivalent. The course is offered on Open Distance e-Learning (ODeL) basis. Assessment is
through continuous assessment, practical and theory examinations. The course will consider
gender mainstreaming, sustainable development, physical challenges, health dispositions and
the intersections between race, class and culture.

SUBJECT                                                                                                           DURATION
Pastoral Care and Counselling                                                                            240 hours
Advanced Homiletics                                                                                             100 hours Hermeneutics                                                                                                          100 hours
Studies in Theology                                                                                                240 hours    ChurchandSociety                                                                                                  120 hours
Christian Education                                                                                                100 hours
Christian ethics                                                                                                       100 hours
Missiology                                                                                                                100 hours
World religion                                                                                                          120 hours
Liturgy and Worship                                                                                               100 hours
New Testament Studies                                                                                        100 hours
Old Testament Studies                                                                                         100 hours
Church history                                                                                                        200 hours
Financial Accounting                                                                                            200
Computer Applications                                                                                        180
Human Resources Management                                                                       180
Research Methods                                                                                                100 hours
On The Job Education and Training                                                                  6 months
Entrepreneurial Skills Development                                                                   180 hours
National Studies                                                                                                     80 hours
TOTAL                                                                                                                       2460

Diploma in Ministry



Old Testament Survey1 -4

Old Testament Survey 2:

Christian Counseling (CC)

Corinthians (Cor)

Practical Children’s Ministry (PCM)

Christian Education 2 (CE2)

Kingdom of God (KOG)

Principles of Godly Family Life (PGFL)

Polemics (Pol)

Gospels (DGGE A)

General Epistles (DGGE B)

Pauline Epistles (DPE 1)

Principles of Godly Leadership (PGL)

Kingdom Finances (KF)

Kingdom Prayer (KP)

Possess the Land (PTL)

Deliverance Ministry (DM)

Purpose Driven Youth Ministry (PDYM)

Christian Education 3 (CE3)

Daniel (Dan)

Pauline Epistles (DPE 2)