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Online Certificate in Biblical Studies

This is our main online course which can be taken over a maximum period of 5 years, accumulating sufficient study credits.


This course includes most of the Modules that are in the Diploma in Theology Course but leaves out the practical elements and the spiritual disciplines that require one-to-one mentoring and involvement.


The Scriptures – the inspired and inerrant Word of God – are at the very heart of everything we believe, teach and practice. A large proportion of the course consists in studying the Bible, both at an overview level – stressing its unity and discovering its dominant theme – and also at the detailed level as we study individual books and passages.


All Christians need to clearly grasp what they believe and why they believe it. Over the course students will engage with all the major doctrines of the Christian faith and consider something of the historical development of those truths as well as some of the ongoing debates about them.


In this part of the course students will study a range of subjects that demonstrate the practical application of biblical truth; subjects like church history, missions, preaching, and ethics.

(In order to gain this award, a total of 120 study credits must be achieved from a combination of Modules, including those marked * on the list of modules, which are mandatory)


  • Download a full list of Modules (.pdf)


The total cost of the course, depending on which modules are studied, is around £4,000 which can be paid in a lump sum or in instalments.

There is also a one-off, non-refundable registration fee of £20

There is no application process for this course, but you need to register by completing and returning the following form.

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