Bachelor of Theology

This is a four-year programme of 126 credit hours for those with SPM/O’ Level or its equivalent. (Aggregate of 30 and less in best five subjects and a Pass in English are required). The UEC from Chinese High School is recognised.

Year 1

Semester 1
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
TR101 Critical Reading & Writing 2
BS103a OT Survey 2
BS123a NT Survey 2
TR102 Inductive Bible Study 2
PS201 Christian Spirituality 2
TH801 Basic Christian Doctrines 1 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 13
Electives 2
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester 2
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
TR111 Reading & Reasoning 2
BS103b Introduction to the OT 2
BS123b Introduction to the NT 2
CS811 Religions 1 1 3
PS501 Liturgy & Worship 2
TH802 Basic Christian Doctrines 2 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 14
Electives 1
Total Credit Hours 15

Year 2

Semester 1
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
CS812 Religions 2 2
CS112 Church History: AD 30 – 1500 3
PS301 Homiletics 1 2
PS401 Foundation in Christian Education 2
TH702 Philosophy of Religion 2
PS901 Evangelism in the Local Church 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 14
Electives 1
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester 2
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
BI102 Exegetical Method 3
CS211 Church History: AD 1500 – Present Times 3
PS302 Homiletics 2 2
PS402 Philosophical & Historical Foundations in CE 3
CS401- CS404 Denominational Studies 2 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 13
Electives 2
Total Credit Hours 15

Year 3

Semester 1
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
BS221 Gospel 3 3
TH103 Intro to Theology & the Doctrine of God 3
PS601 Basic Counseling 2
PS801 Pastoral Leadership & Ministry 2
PS904 Missiology 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 13
Electives 2
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester 2
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
BS401 or BS501 Poetic Books 4 / Wisdom Literature 3
TH104 Christology & Soteriology 3
PS612 Counseling (Specialised Area) 2
PS812 Church Management & Administration 3
CS301 Malaysian Church History 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 13
Electives 2
Total Credit Hours 15

Year 4

Semester 1
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
BS421 Epistle 3
TH105 Pneumatology & Anthropology 3
TH411 Introduction to Christian Ethics 2
PS701 Sexuality & Marriage 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 11
Electives 4
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester 2
Code Core Courses Credit Hours
BS601 Prophetic Books 5 3
TH106 Ecclesiology & Eschatology 3
TH412 Issues in Contemporary Ethics 2
TH301 Doing Theology in Asia 3
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 11
Electives 4
Total Credit Hours 15

1 International students may opt for an elective course. Please refer to the Dean of Studies.
2 Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian and Lutheran students are required to take Denominational Studies as a core course. Students who are not from the above denominations may take it as an elective.
3 Exegesis on Gospels (BS221) and Epistles (BS421) are offered on a yearly rotation basis.
4 Exegesis on Poetic Books (BS401) may be replaced by Wisdom Literature (BS501).
5 Exegesis on Prophetic Books (BS601) and Poetic Books (BS401) are offered on a yearly rotation basis.

Academic Load (Breakdown)

Duration 4 years
Credit Hours
Subjects
Core 94
Electives 18
Field Education
Weekly FE 8
Year-End FE 6
Total No. of Credit Hours 126

Notes:

  1. Electives must be chosen from those being offered each semester to make up an average of 15 credit hours per semester.
  2. 1st Year students are generally not allowed to take more than 15 credit hours per semester.