Graduate Diploma in Theology at Spurgeon's College - UCAS

Spurgeon's College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Spurgeon’s College

Graduate Diploma in Theology

Course summary

This qualification is open to applicants who have already gained a degree in an academic discipline other than theology. Applicants who have acquired theological/biblical knowledge and practical skills through personal study or professional experience (e.g., through exercising church leadership, ministry, teaching etc) are invited to apply for this award which allows them to accumulate credits, mainly at level 6 (i.e., the final year of an undergraduate degree programme). This qualification may also offer a route into Master’s level study of theology for those without an undergraduate degree in the subject, either at Spurgeon’s College or elsewhere, depending on the entry requirements of the specific Master’s programme. Units Students pursuing the Graduate Diploma can select freely from the units available in the BA programme except where they do not fulfil the stated pre-requisites, according to the table below*.  All units are 15 credit units. Unit choice may be guided by the need or desire to fill in gaps left by previous non accredited theological study, and/or the entry requirements of a specific Master’s programme. Students may also need to follow the direction of a denominational accrediting body.  *Units are subject to availability. Core Units C601 Dissertation C602 Bible, Theology, Spirituality C604 Ethics and the Story of the Christian Church C606 World Religions and Ideologies C607B Theology and Disability Optional Units O611* Enterprise and Innovation in Mission O612* Nomadic Faith O613* The Life and Influence of C H Spurgeon O614* Language Specialism - Hebrew O615* Language Specialism - Greek O616* Making Disciples Within and Beyond the Church O617* Science and Theology CHR619* Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care Up to two units offered at level 4 or 5 may be selected Entry Requirements: Applicants for the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Theology require a degree in another discipline together with experience in ministry or a good knowledge and understanding of the Christian faith. Please provide a CV with your application which includes a reading list. You will be invited for an interview to demonstrate you have sufficient grounding to begin Level 6 study.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6.5If your first language is not English we require you to take an IELTS (academic). The score required is an average of 6.5; the score for reading and writing bands must be 6.5.

If your first language is not English we require you to take an SELT/IELTS (academic). The score required is an average of 6.5; the score for reading and writing bands must be 6.5.

Fees and funding

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Spurgeon’s College makes every effort to ensure our fees affordable and highly competitive. Although the College does not offer full scholarships, there are a number of ways in which we, and others can help you pay for your course fees, living costs, travel, and study resources. Please see our website for more information:

Graduate Diploma in Theology at Spurgeon's College - UCAS