We are delighted that you are considering applying for the MTh programme. To offer this Masters degree programme in Religion and Culture (with a focus on Islam), OCRPL partners with the University of Pretoria (UP) in South Africa and the Institut Universitaire de Développement International (IUDI) in Cameroon.

Why MTh at OCRPL?

  • You can study from anywhere around the world without major disruption to your work and ministry (provided you have access to stable Internet)
  • Upon successful completion you will receive a validated degree from a world-recognised University.
  • If eligible for a scholarship, you will receive a degree at a reduced cost (up to 50%)
  • You learn from world experts in the field of Islamic Studies
  • You become a part of a global network of leaders and scholars
  • You gain research expertise and other transferrable skills, and grow professionally in the process
  • You may want to continue your education and apply for PhD afterwards

Application dates:

Applications for the 2022 Masters programme are still open. Later applications may be considered at the discretion of the OCRPL administration and MTh coordinator.

MTh Timetable for 2021-2023:

November 2021: Initial Orientation

January 2022:: Registration with IUDI

January-August 2022: MTh Coursework

September 2022-Feburary 2023: MTh Thesis