Belfast Bible College

Programme Detail: Theology (B.A)

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Theology (B.A)
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number BA (Hons)
Description The BA (Hons) in Theology is offered in partnership with the University of Cumbria. This highly flexible programme ultimately leads to the award of a BA (Hons) in Theology, after three years of full–time study and is ideally suited to those who are looking for a Theology degree which blends biblical and theological education with a more practical ministry focus. The diversity of the BBC community offers UOC students a truly unique study experience, which places academic learning alongside excellent opportunities for spiritual ministry formation and preparation. Aims of the Course The educational aims of the programme are rooted in the purpose and values of Belfast Bible College, namely to prepare students for a wide range of ministry opportunities by nurturing in them: • An understanding of the biblical and theological foundations of Christian life and ministry. • An ability to apply this understanding in the context of their own spiritual formation and in facilitating the spiritual formation of others. • An awareness of and ability to engage with local and global cultures in which students may serve.
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 / Interpretation and Study Methods; Bible Teaching and Training / Theology; Bible Teaching and Training / Church History; Personal Life and Holiness / Introduction to the Christian Faith; Mission and Evangelism / Cross-Cultural Mission and History
Residential/Non Residential Mixed
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Diploma
Cost Range US$100,000 or more
Actual Cost £4000
Bursaries/scholarships available No
Actual Length 3 years
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.)
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.)
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) 0
Prerequisite Programmes None
Other Prerequisites Applicants are expected to have 2 C's at A-level or equivalent to enter the programme.
Qualifications gained BA (Hons) in Theology
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by ECTE (Europe)
Other Accrediting Bodies University of Cumbria