The College offers the following academic programmes:

i)           Basic Certificate of Religious Knowledge (B.R.K.): This programme is designed to equip lay Christians in the knowledge of the Bible. Students must complete the credit requirement for the courses. This programme must be completed within 10 years.

Total Credits Required: 20 credits.

Admission Requirement: 5 G.C.E. ‘O’-level passes or its equivalent.

ii)         Higher Certificate of Religious Knowledge (H.R.K.): This is an extension programme designed to equip lay Christians in the knowledge of the Bible. Students must complete the credit requirement for the courses. This programme must be completed within 20 years.

Total Credits Required: 40 credits.

Admission Requirement: 5 G.C.E. ‘O’-level passes or its equivalent.

iii)        Diploma in Theology (Dip.Th.): This programme is designed to prepare those who have completed their ‘O’-level education to pursue a course in theological education. This is a 3-year residential programme.

Total Credits Required: 90 credits.

Admission Requirement: 5 G.C.E. ‘O’-level passes or its equivalent.

iv)        Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.): This programme is designed to equip and prepare students for the full-time ministry. This is a 3-year residential programme.

Total Credits Required: 96 credits.

Admission Requirement: 2 G.C.E. ‘A’-level passes or a basic diploma from a recognized tertiary institution; or its equivalent.

v)         Master of Biblical Studies (M.B.S.): This programme is designed to equip and prepare graduate students for the teaching ministry. This is a 2-year residential programme.

Total Credits Required: 64 credits

Admission Requirement: A basic degree from a recognized tertiary institution; or its equivalent.

vi)        Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.): This programme is designed to equip and prepare graduate students for the full-time ministry. This is a 2-year residential programme.

Total Credits Required: 64 credits

Admission Requirement: A basic degree from a recognized tertiary institution; or its equivalent.

vii)      Master of Divinity (M.Div.): This programme is designed to equip and prepare students for the pastoral ministry. Upon successful completion of the programme, the students will be fielded in the various full-time ministries. This is a 3-year residential programme.

Total Credits Required: 96 credits

Admission Requirement: A basic degree from a recognized tertiary institution; or its equivalent. Candidates must demonstrate God’s calling into the pastoral ministry. Restricted to male candidates only.

 

Flowchart of the progression of the Academic Programmes:

 

Credit Exemptions: Students who have completed an academic programme offered in the college and choose to continue with another programme would be offered credit exemption of the core curriculum.

i)           Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.): A possible exemption of 40 credits from the core curriculum, provided that the student had obtained at least a ‘B’ in that course in his Diploma of Theology (Dip.Th.) programme. Supplementary reading/research is necessary to qualify for exemption.

ii)         Master of Biblical Studies (M.B.S.) & Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.): A possible exemption of 26 credits from the core curriculum, provided that the student had obtained at least a ‘B’ in that course in his Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) programme or an ‘A’ in his Diploma of Theology (Dip.Th.) programme. Supplementary reading/research is necessary to qualify for exemption.

iii)        Master of Divinity (M.Div.): A possible exemption of 46 credits from the core curriculum, provided that the student had obtained at least a ‘B’ in that course in his Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) programme or an ‘A’ in his Diploma of Theology (Dip.Th.) programme. Supplementary reading/ research is necessary to qualify for exemption.

 

The College also grants accreditation for courses offered by other approved institutions including the Emmanuel Reformed Bible Lectures, a ministry of Life Bible-Presbyterian Church.