Bishopdale Courses

flexible courses in mission focussed theology and practice

 

LAIDLAW QUALIFICATIONS and BTC

 

CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY (INTERNSHIP) - HALF INTERNSHIP BASED - NEW IN 2017 - click here

A programme of 120 credits at level 4, including 60 credits of Internship courses, with an emphasis on 'skills of the trade' in Christian ministry.  One year full-time, or more slowly part-time.  This is a less 'academic' programme - excellent for people who are wanting to upskill in what they are doing to serve.

DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES (CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP) - HALF INTERNSHIP BASED - NEW IN 2017 - click here

A programme of 120 credits at level , including 60 credits of Internship courses, with an emphasis on experience and skills in Christian ministry integrated with deeper understanding of Bible and Christian thought.  One year full-time, or more slowly part-time. Including the Youth Ministry Intro course is a helpful option for many students for whom this Diploma is the best fit ...

DEGREE COURSES

The Bachelor of Theology and Bachelor of Ministries degrees both consist of 360 credits and are equivalent to three years full time study. The Bachelor of Ministries offers more room to take internship papers, while those who may wish to pursue further studies should complete the Bachelor of Theology.

DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES

A programme of 120 credits, equivalent to one year full time study. Programme provides an introduction to biblical studies, theological studies and spiritual formation. It allows students to explore various courses geared towards preparing them to live out the gospel and engage thoughtfully and compassionately in the world.

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES

 The Graduate Diploma in Theology is a diploma of 120 credits, equivalent to one year of full time study. It is designed for those who have already attained an undergraduate degree either in theology or any other discipline. It is recommended for graduates who wish to relate their faith to their vocation and may provide the opportunity to go on to do advanced theological studies. The Graduate Diploma in Theology is designed to be a flexible full-time or part-time qualification. It is normally completed within six years of commencement. The programme is made up of courses selected from those offered within the undergraduate programmes. Please note that some compulsory course requirements may be waived for those students with an existing qualification in theology. Course regulations for the Graduate Diploma can be found in the CDL Prospectus.

 

 

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY (Ministry)

This is a special version of the Graduate Diploma available to students with an existing theological qualification. Within this framework, a selection of courses is available which specifically address areas of Anglican theology and ministry. Some compulsory courses of the Graduate Diploma in Theology are waived with this version, although students are still expected to choose a balanced programme.