Courses

International Foundation Course

The International Foundation Course (IFC) is a programme of study for students from non-English speaking countries, primarily designed to equip them with sufficient skills in English to progress confidently on to further theological study, or simply to interact more effectively in both Christian and secular environments.  The IFC provides a comprehensive, seminary campus experience. You will feel fully part of the family at WEST, ‘rubbing shoulders’ not only with theological students but...

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BA (Hons) Theology and BD

The BA (Hons)/BD  degree programme may be undertaken either on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time students take 3 years to complete the programme. Part-time students can take up to 7 years. The programme is divided into 3 stages, referred to as Levels 4, 5 and 6 in keeping with the National Qualifications Framework. It can be pursued in either of two modes: Campus-Based Learning or Distance Learning. Either mode is available for both full-time and part-time students. The Distance...

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The Binary Course

Fast-track Training for Long-haul Ministry The Binary Course has been devised as a radical alternative to a conventional seminary education. Recognising the complementary strengths of campus and church-based training, The Binary Course not only provides a unique, express route to a Master’s degree in theology, but also aims to nurture growth in personal holiness and to develop essential ministry skills. The Binary Course is designed for those who already possess a good honours degree in a...

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MTh Theology in Scriptural Context

The MTh Theology in Scriptural Context provides WEST students with a programme of studies within an evangelical and reformed theological context. Specifically, it offers students the opportunity to both explore and to reflect critically upon the doctrine of Scripture and other aspects of theology, as well as to relate study of Scripture and theology to diverse areas of practice. The MTh programme is validated by the University of Chester.

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MA in Contemporary Church Leadership

The MA in Contemporary Church Leadership is a programme of study which is vocationally orientated, with the needs and concerns of the pastoral ministry in mind. It consists of modules which consider aspects of the pastoral ministry in a scholarly way. The programme encourages students to investigate and understand changing contexts, both within church settings and the wider culture. The MA CCL is intended to challenge traditional ‘maintenance’ models of ministry with alternative New...

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