One year, full time STUDY MODE/S:
Full time, part time INTAKE:
Autumn (September) Semester Spring (January) Semester* TOTAL COURSE CREDITS:
120 UK credits COURSE LEVEL:
Graduate Diploma in Biblical and Pastoral Studies
About the course
hile it may also be completed as a stand-alone course, the Graduate Diploma in Biblical and Pastoral Studies is primarily intended as a one-year bridging programme for entry to the Master of Arts in Theology. It aims to provide the necessary foundational theological knowledge for those with an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than Theology, who would like to pursue postgraduate theological studies.
What you will study
his course provides a basis for postgraduate study in systematic theology and in the biblical and pastoral areas. The structure, content and assessment patterns of the course have been designed in such a way as to equip you with the critical and analytical skills necessary to progress to postgraduate study, the requirement for pastoral and ministerial employment with the Trans-European Division.
University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UK)*** *Part-time students may commence in the Spring Semester. Full-time students must begin in Autumn Semester. Contact us for more information on Spring intake. **Course credits are taught at undergraduate level, however, this course is often used as a pathway to the Master of Arts in Theology for those who do not have a theological background. ***An alternative version of this course, the Licence in Theology, is also available through Newbold in partnership with Andrews University (US).
The official College Prospectus for the academic year 2020/21