|In 2013 we are offering face-to-face tutorials
at Bishop Eaton House, 30 Vanguard St, Nelson, each week during each semester,
except for weeks of exam preparation and examination weeks.
Daytime classes are scheduled on Mondays- Wednesdays and Fridays, with some classes
being held on Monday and /or Tuesday evenings.
Morning sessions are usually held between 9–10.50am
or 11.10–1pm with morning tea from 10.50–11.10am.
Afternoon sessions are usually from 1.30–3.20pm, or
3.40–5.30pm, with afternoon tea from 3.20–3.40pm.
Evening Classes usually run between 7–9pm.
Special courses may be run at times other than
scheduled timetable hours.
Various courses run in intensive blocks of one week or
more through the year.
Bishopdale Theological College reserves the right
to withdraw the offer of a course if enrolments fall
below an educationally appropriate level.
Exams are scheduled in June & November
Important Dates 2013
Intensives window: 4 February – 8 March
Orientation week: 25 February – 1 March
Intensives March: 4 – 8 March
Rev Dr Chris Wright (Langham Partnership): 7 March
Semester One: 4 March – 28 June
Break weeks Semester One: 22 April – 4 May
Intensives April: 22 April – 4 May
School of Preaching – 18th May
Study week Semester One: 10 – 14 June
Exam week Semester One: 17 –21 June
Intensives window: 1 – 26 July
Semester Two: 22 July – 22 November
Break weeks Semester Two: 30 Sepember – 11 October
Intensives August: 19 –23 August
School of Theology: Late September (tbc)
Intensives October: 30 September – 4 October
Applications for Graduation submitted: 30 October
Study week Semester Two: 4 – 8 November
Exam week Semester Two: 11 – 15 November
There will be ten intensives on offer in 2013 (see below).
These courses will be offered as one or two week block intensives.
They may be also undertaken on a non-formal basis.
(See the information on ‘interest only’ non-formal study)
Usual CDL course fees, deadlines, and regulations apply. BTC reserves the right to withdraw a course if enrolments are too low.
BTC is not able to offer accommodation onsite but does offer some financial assistance.
For more information please email the registrar.
Level 5 Intensives
101.515 Biblical Hebrew Introduction (4-15 February 2013)
104.515 New Testament Greek: Introduction (18 February- 1 March 2013)
201.515 Theology: Introduction (19-23 August 2013)
Level 6 & 7 Intensives
111.615 Biblical Interpretation (4-18 March and 22-26 April 2013)
522.715 Anglican Worship: Liturgical Shape and Spiritual Depth (April 29 -3 May 2013)
105.615 New Testament Greek: Intermediate (1-12 July 2013)
102.615 Biblical Hebrew Intermediate (15-26 July 2013)
125.615/715 Old Testament : Psalms (19-23 August 2013)
523.715 Anglican approaches to Word and Sacrament (19-23 August 2013)
143.615/715 New Testment: Gospel of John (30 Sept – 4 Oct 2013)
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BTC is not a residential college but it seeks to
foster community life among students and staff.
Opportunities for shared meals and for community
worship and prayer are a core part of the College
BTC seeks to foster community life among students
and staff. Opportunities for shared meals and for
community worship and prayer are a core part of the
Prayer and times of shared worship are essential
to our College life as an intentional Christian
community of study. We encourage all students to
participate in daily prayer and worship as well as
regular Chapel services, as they are able.
Daily Prayer: Daily Prayers are held Monday to
Wednesday at 8.45am (Tutorial Room 1).
Monthly chapel service: All Saints Tibble Room:
11am–12pm. The service is followed by lunch
provided by BTC at the College. All welcome.
Weekly BYO lunch: Monday at 1pm. It is good for
us to gather together around the meal table on
some sort of regular basis. This is also an occasion
for notices, announcements and (most importantly)
These hours may be varied in semester breaks.
Administrator Hours: Tues-Thurs 10.00-12.00
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