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Our Mission

is to prepare Christ-centred leaders for every church!

How It Works

All our programmes are offered online. MySats is the online learning environment or ‘virtual classroom’ in which you will study. It is the central hub of the Seminary, the platform that makes online learning possible wherever you live in the world.


All our programmes are accredited by the Council on Higher Education, the Education and Training Quality Assurer of the South African Qualifications Authority, and are registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.


Pay for courses or research phases as you are ready to take them. Spread the cost of the programme over the duration of your studies.


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Doctor of Philosophy in Theology

Our PhD is designed to raise up scholar-leaders in various fields of Christian ministry.

Master of Theology

Our MTh is a research-based degree that is fully accredited and completely online.

Master of Divinity

We have received accreditation for a Master of Divinity programme. This is a two-year professional master’s degree designed for pastors.

Bachelor of Theology (Honours)

The BTh Honours is a one-year postgraduate degree that builds on a three-year degree.

Bachelor of Theology

The BTh is the ideal preparation for those called to pastoral ministry or other forms of vocational Christian service.

Higher Certificate in Christian Life

The HCCL offers a thorough grounding in the essentials of theological and ministerial training.

Higher Certificate in Christian Counselling

The HCCC is an outstanding programme for training lay counsellors.


You can enrol at SATS at any time of the year. The turnaround time for processing enrolments is one week from the time of application. To ascertain whether you are eligible to enrol in one of our programmes, please first visit either our Undergraduate or Postgraduate page. These pages provide the entrance requirements in detail.


We offer four postgraduate programmes: PhD in Theology, MTh, MDiv (forthcoming), and BTh Honours. If you wish to advance your theological studies beyond undergraduate level, we have a programme that should meet your need and an expert team of full-time and part-time academics ready to help you learn and grow.


We offer three undergraduate programmes: Bachelor of Theology, Higher Certificate in Christian Life, and Higher Certificate in Christian Counselling. The BTh has an option to specialise in Counselling. We have a team of administrative and academic staff who understand the needs of online students, and who will make every effort to help you to succeed in your studies.

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