a.     All research work shall be an original, independent investigation undertaken to contribute to knowledge and understanding.

b.     Research conducted in the name of the Institution should have direct relevance to the specific needs of the Seminary, Church, Communities, Government, Industry and Commerce.

c.     Research findings must be open to scrutiny or formal evaluation by experts within the field.

d.     Research may be published through various forms of dissemination including, but not limited to, reports, newsletters, online publications, journals and books.

e.     Research must not include activities that are part of routine standard practice or outputs that do not embody the original research of the Seminary.

f.      All students enrolled on graduate programmes shall be encouraged to engage in academic research.