Belfast Bible College

Programme Detail: Certificate in Theology (CertHE)

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Certificate in Theology (CertHE)
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number CertHE
Description Our Certificate and Diploma courses, offered in partnership with the University of Cumbria, are ideally suited to those who are looking for a broad–based foundational course in Theology, which blends biblical and theological education with a more practical ministry focus. The diversity of the BBC community offers UOC students a distinctive study experience, which places academic learning alongside excellent opportunities for spiritual ministry formation and preparation.
Keywords Theology, Discipleship, Bible, Mission, Pastoral Care, Practical Ministry
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available United Kingdom / Northern Ireland
Area of Ministry and Focus Bible Teaching and Training / Old Testament; Bible Teaching and Training / New Testament; Bible Teaching and Training / Theology; Bible Teaching and Training / Church History; Mission and Evangelism / Cross-Cultural Mission and History
Residential/Non Residential Mixed
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Certificate
Cost Range US$100,000 or more
Actual Cost £4000
Bursaries/scholarships available
Actual Length 9 Months
Average hours of study per week 35
Methods of instruction Lectures, group discussions, guided reading, assignments and presentations. BBC places a high value on community life and spiritual development.
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.) 90%
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.) 10%
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork).
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 25
Prerequisite Programmes Applicants should have two C's at A-level or equivalent.
Other Prerequisites
Qualifications gained 1 Year Certificate
Qualifications this programme is part of Progression to the DipHE and BA in Theology is possible following successful completion of the CertHE programme.
Programme Accredited by ECTE (Europe)
Other Accrediting Bodies University of Cumbria