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BACHELOR OF theology

OVERVIEW

The Bachelor of Theology (BTh) is suitable for Christian leaders who prefer a more structured theological program. The course is specially designed with a balanced and integrated approach to help you gain relevant skills to interpret Scripture, think critically about the Christian faith, and growing your ability in preaching, teaching and discipleship. Throughout the program, you will develop your spiritual life and leadership in terms of character formation, spiritual growth, and ethical living.

Accreditation

Asia Theological Association

Credits and 
Period of Candidature

108 credits

Full-time: Three years

Part-time: Up to nine years

Admission Requirements

You must:

  • Possess personal and spiritual maturity

  • Be water baptized

  • Be involved in Christian ministry

  • Be recommended by your local church

  • Be at least 18 years old on the date of admission

  • Have obtained a GCE ‘A’ level certificate (with passes in two ‘A’ level subjects and two 'AO' level subjects OR passes in at least two subjects at H2 level and the offering of either General Paper or Knowledge and Inquiry in the same sitting) or its equivalent

 

International applicants must have obtained a TOEFL score of 80 (IBT) / 550 (PBT) or an IELTS score of 6.0 (or the equivalent).

Anticipated Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, you should demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Scripture and Christian doctrine

  • Skill in the interpretation and application of Scripture to practical life situations

  • Understanding of the nature of the church, its ministry and mission

  • Commitment to developing spiritual maturity in themselves and others

  • Ability to communicate biblical truth with clarity and conviction

  • Ability to reflect theologically on contemporary issues in the Christian community

  • Professional skill competencies in the ministries of the church

  • Desire to serve in the ministry of the local church

CURRICULUM

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BIBLE

33 credits
  • Old Testament Survey 

  • New Testament Survey

  • Hermeneutics 

  • 3 Bible Electives

  • (Old Testament)

  • 3 Bible Electives

  • (New Testament)

  • 2 Bible Electives

  • (Old/New Testament)

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THEOLOGY
& HISTORY

 

33 credits
  • Christian Doctrine

  • Theology I

  • Theology II

  • Theology III

  • Christian Ethics

  • Apologetics

  • Pentecostal Foundations

  • Church History

  • Asian Church History and Missions

  • 2 Theology Electives

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MINISTRY
& GENERAL

42 credits
  • Online Orientation

  • Theological Research & Writing (Online)

  • Pastoral Ministries

  • Spiritual Formation and Christian Character

  • Homiletics

  • Pastoral Counseling

  • Principles of Missions

  • Church Educational Ministries

  • Principles of Teaching

  • Biblical Worship

  • Principles of Leadership

  • 4 Ministry Electives

Each course is worth 3 credits unless otherwise stated. 

STUDY SCHEDULE

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TERM 1

  • Theological Research & Writing (Online)

  • Old Testament Survey 

  • Christian Doctrine

  • Spiritual Formation and Christian Character

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TERM 2
 

  • New Testament Survey

  • Pentecostal Foundations

  • Pastoral Counseling

  • Biblical Worship

 

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TERM 3

  • Hermeneutics 

  • Church History

  • Pastoral Ministries

  • Ministry Elective

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

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TERM 1

  • Theology I

  • Homiletics 

  • 2 Bible Electives

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TERM 2
 

  • Theology II

  • Asian Church History and Missions

  • Principles of Missions

  • Bible Elective

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TERM 3

  • Theology III

  • Bible Elective

  • 2 Ministry Electives

YEAR 3

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TERM 1

  • Apologetics

  • 2 Bible Electives

  • Ministry Elective

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TERM 2
 

  • Principles of Leadership

  • Principles of Teaching

  • Bible Elective

  • Theology Elective

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TERM 3

  • Christian Ethics

  • Church Educational Ministries

  • Bible Elective

  • Theology Elective

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must fulfill the following requirements for graduation:

  • Satisfactory completion of the program of study.

  • Maintenance of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.3.

  • Approval by the Dean’s Committee.

  • Settlement of all financial obligations with the College.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

full-time 

Duration: 3 years

Tuition Fees: SGD 11,850

Notes:

1) Fees are payable each term based on the number of credits taken for the term.  

2) Fees quoted above are estimated based on 2021 rates. Fees are revised annually. 

3) The fees do not include cost of textbooks. 

4) International students will need to take into consideration living expenses and other related fees incurred from staying in Singapore on a student pass. 

part-time 

Duration: Up to 9 years

Tuition Fee: SGD 11,850

Notes:

1) Fees are payable each term based on the number of credits taken for the term. 

2) Fees quoted above are estimated based on 2021 rates. Fees are revised annually. 

3) The fees do not include cost of textbooks. 

For a detailed listing of fees involved, please refer to the Financial Information

APPLICATION

The School of Theology follows a trimester system with 3 terms in a year. Each term consists of 13 weeks. Students should check with the school for the exact dates for the school terms.

  • Term 1: Jan - Mar

  • Term 2: May - Jul

  • Term 3: Sep - Nov

 

Applicant may choose to commence the program in any term. 

 

Local applicants (residing in Singapore)

International applicants

CONNECT WITH US

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