Courses

International Foundation Course

The International Foundation Course (IFC) provides students from non-English-speaking countries with sufficient English skills to progress confidently on to further theological study, or simply to communicate more effectively in both Christian and secular situations. The unique feature of the IFC is that it teaches English specifically for theology and gospel communication – with extensive use of the Bible and other Christian sources. The course prepares students for University of Cambridge...

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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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Graduate Diploma in Theology

This two-year, part-time, off-campus programme is aimed at those who already possess significant ministry experience and a good degree (upper second class or above) in an unrelated subject. The course covers all foundational aspects of theology while offering options (including biblical languages) to meet differing needs. The course is particularly suited to those who cannot spare three years for full-time study. It can be taken as a standalone programme or as the foundation for 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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