Belfast Bible College

Programme Detail: Graduate Diploma in Theology (GDip)

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Graduate Diploma in Theology (GDip)
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number GDip
Description The Graduate Diploma in Theology (GDip) awarded by Queen’s University is a foundational postgraduate qualification in Theology, open to applicants who already hold an honours degree from a recognised university, at 2.1 level, in a subject other than Theology. It is ideally suited to graduates who desire to develop a foundational understanding in Theology, at a postgraduate level. The Graduate Diploma can also be completed on a part–time basis over two years.
Keywords Theology, Bible, Mission, Pastoral Theology, Ecclesiology,
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 / 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 Masters
Cost Range US$100,000 or more
Actual Cost £3900
Bursaries/scholarships available
Actual Length 1 year
Average hours of study per week 35
Methods of instruction Lectures, assignments, exams, QUB students studying at BBC, also have the opportunity to complete an Associate Diploma alongside their degree, in recognition of their contribution to community life and personal spiritual growth and 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) 10
Prerequisite Programmes Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognised university, at 2:1 level. Overseas applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Other Prerequisites
Qualifications gained Graduate Diploma in Theology
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by ECTE (Europe)
Other Accrediting Bodies Queen's University Belfast