Theology (with Foundation Year) at Spurgeon's College - UCAS

Spurgeon's College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Spurgeon’s College

Theology (with Foundation Year)

Course summary

The Foundation Year (Year Zero) at Spurgeon’s College is the first year of a four-year BA in Theology (Hons) course that prepares students for degree-level study in Theology. This course will prepare students for progression onto Level 4 of the various BA (Hons) in Theology pathways. It will provide them with opportunities to explore theology and encourage personal growth and development of effective academic skills, essential for further academic study or employment. Programme Duration 4 years full-time including the Foundation Year. Students may transfer to part-time after the Foundation Year. Mode of Study Online/Distance Learning. After the Foundation Year, students may either continue in this mode or transfer to the in-college degree course. Entry and Language requirements 2 GCSEs (at grade 4/C or above) or equivalent are required. Alternatively, candidates can be considered for admission on the basis that: They provide a personal statement outlining their work experience to date including the reason for applying for the course They submit a standard 750-word assignment to test their writing and English language skills Candidates must be proficient in spoken and written English. EAL Applicants (i.e., those for whom English is not their first language): IELTS (academic): average score of 6.5; the score for reading and writing bands must be 6.5. This first year of the course is not eligible for those wishing to enter the UK on a student visa as it is taught purely online as a distance learning qualification Non-UK nationals are welcome to apply to study this course online from outside of the UK via distance learning. Non-UK nationals who wish to study any part of the degree after the Foundation Year in-person at the College, can then apply for the visa in the normal way and will need to provide documentation confirming their right to reside and study within the UK. The College will not normally admit anyone under the age of 18. Any exceptional case where an applicant fulfils the normal academic requirements will be referred to the Admissions Committee. There is no upper age limit. Credits The Foundation Year will comprise 120 foundation credits at level 3. The units are as follows: Unit C301 Study and IT Skills (30 credits) Unit C302 Writing for Academic Success (30 credits) Unit C303 Introduction to Theology (30 credits) Unit C304 Life Skills (30 credits)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Qualification requirements

Applicants with suitable life experience may also be considered.

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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 IELTS (academic). The score required is an average of 6.5; the score for reading and writing bands must be 6.5.

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Theology (with Foundation Year) at Spurgeon's College - UCAS