What does the Master's Degree program entail? Open


Kailo Training Institute offers two non-secular programs at the Master's level. The programs are Masters in Counselling and Masters in Divinity. The online programs are structured into seven courses plus a thesis each which counts to a total of 40 credits. Students can work at their own pace. Although the courses are online there is regular interaction with facilitators to enhance the learning experience and to provide proactive guidance to ensure success in studying.


Course Delivery

Kailo Training Institute offers these dynamic online programs where we use mixed methods, including self-paced methods and interactive sessions to make your distance learning a vibrant experience.

Learners will be participating in supporting people and will be able to report on their activities and testimonies.

This postgraduate programme involves practical ministry and substantial research.


24+ months – part-time.



Two years have 7 courses, plus the completion of a thesis.

Before starting the year’s work you are required to complete a self-paced annual onboarding module to refresh your memory of general policies and procedures and to give you all the guidance to achieve success with your studies.

The main research question can be based on your counselling ministry such as working with children, families, trauma, bereavement and so forth.

This is a Christian Pastoral qualification, with a strong ministry-oriented focus. The qualification serves to provide adult learners with the knowledge/theory and application techniques for ministerial studies in their chosen field of speciality. It emphasises selected general knowledge and Biblical principles together with more specific methods and applications.

Entry Requirements

The first step for applying for selection for the Master's Degree programme is to complete an Expression of Interest form. Send your form, CV and other documentation to arrange a preliminary interview.

A limited quota of learners will be accepted for this postgraduate programme.

The Faculty Leadership reserve the right to select the most suitable candidates for this programme.

Course Recognition

This is a non-secular qualification. You will receive a Kailo Training Institute attendance certificate plus a Master's Degree from Commonwealth Open University.

Payment Plan

Kailo Training Institute is structured in a monthly payment plan to mitigate any concerns about financial risk.

Study fees are payable over a two-year period and a quotation will only be presented after successful completion of the selection process.

The quotation will reflect the following:

  • Application fee, Onboarding/ Introduction plus 7 courses plus the thesis.
  • Certification of degree.

(Only a limited quota of learners are admitted to  postgraduate studies programmes.)

Your Benefits

Learners come from a variety of backgrounds and communities.

  • You will acquire ministry skills to enhance your core profession.
  • This course can open doors for you if you are looking for a fresh perspective to be of service to your faith community and neighbourhood.
  • There are so many demands on your time that it may be difficult to fit studies in, but this programme is extremely applicable and practical for flexible learning.
  • You can make measurable progress through your studies at a part-time pace.
  • This is an ideal course for you if you want to develop the self-confidence to spread hope and encourage the people around you.
  • After successfully completing this Masters's Degree you can progress to further Postgraduate study opportunities.


Points To Ponder

At Kailo Training Institute you will never just be a number.

We see you as a whole person, not just a student. We aim to uphold your integrity and well-being at every step. Our process is collaborative a purposeful. We also seek to understand your ministry and work with you to optimise your potential and optimise your wellness and professionalism.



Kailo Training Institute’s team engage in frequent professional counselling, supervision and training. This includes advice, crisis intervention, trauma handling, specialized governance and registered financial advice.

Each team member has more than 30-years of industry experience, as well as specialised academic qualifications. This means they actually walked many miles in students' shoes by completing their studies through distance learning, face-to-face classes and doing research.

All this while working in a vocation and building dynamic ministries and organisations.

Our experiences enable us to create an environment where students can flourish and enjoy their ministries.

Detail about the faculty leadership.

Social Interaction

Kailo Training Institute provides an exceptional experience and level of care for all learners. We handle every interaction with understanding, empathy and confidentiality.

You will be able to participate in various forms of social interaction which enhances sharing ideas, observations and testimonies.

Personal Growth

Your personal wellness and growth are essential considerations in each ministry focus module.

Postgraduate learners are coached in terms of an individual supervision agreement and study contract.

Learner Support

You will be encouraged in the form of daily electronic emails for Inter Trauma Nexus.

Weekly support from the Association for Christian Ministries.

Together we can make our communities healthier by empowering people to support and encourage others.

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