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Postgraduate Certificate in Theology

Oak Hill College

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 2 years Duration

  • Part Time Study Mode

  • £1850.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The PGCert is a short (60 credit) course, primarily aimed at theology graduates serving in ministry who are considering further study or are looking for an element of continuing professional development.

PGCert students take two modules: a compulsory module on hermeneutics and epistemology, which is common to all our postgraduate programmes, and one elective, which can be a taught module, an independent research project, or a guided reading module.

The PGCert is a short (60 credit) course, primarily aimed at theology graduates serving in ministry who are considering further study or are looking for an element of continuing professional development. PGCert students take two modules: a compulsory module on hermeneutics and epistemology, which is common to all our postgraduate programmes, and one elective, which can be a...

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Course Content

You must take all of:
• One compulsory module: BD6.4 Hermeneutics, Epistemology & the Knowledge of God (30 credits)
• Postgraduate Research Seminars (non-credit bearing). These will normally take place monthly on a weekday evening: the details will be announced at the start of the academic year
• One elective module (30 credits)

Elective modules are offered subject to viability (based on class size) and the College reserves the right to withdraw an elective module if there is insufficient interest; not all elective modules are offered every year. 

You must take all of: • One compulsory module: BD6.4 Hermeneutics, Epistemology & the Knowledge of God (30 credits) • Postgraduate Research Seminars (non-credit bearing). These will normally take place monthly on a weekday evening: the details will be announced at the start of the academic year • One elective module (30 credits) ‍

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

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Oak Hill College

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£3700.00

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Oak Hill College

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£1850.00

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Entry Requirements

The normal entrance requirement is a UK Honours degree in Theology (classified 2.2 or above). Normally, broader degrees in Religious Studies and other subjects will not provide an adequate grounding for this programme. Students without a degree in Theology may qualify for admission if they are able to demonstrate both academic ability and sufficient other theological background. 

Students wishing to take certain modules in Biblical Studies as part of their programme must demonstrate a proficiency in Greek or Hebrew at least to the standard of the pre-requisites identified for the relevant Oak Hill modules.

English language requirements

Applicants must also satisfy the College that they have a sufficient command of spoken and written English to meet the demands of the programme. An applicant whose first language is not English will be expected to reach, at the point of application to Oak Hill College, a suitable minimum level of English language. We therefore require all applicants whose first language is not English to take an Academic IELTS test and achieve an overall score of 7.0 or above, with no less than 6.5 in each component.

The normal entrance requirement is a UK Honours degree in Theology (classified 2.2 or above). Normally, broader degrees in Religious Studies and other subjects will not provide an adequate grounding for this programme. Students without a degree in Theology may qualify for admission if they are able to demonstrate both academic ability and sufficient other theological...

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