Diploma of Christian Ministry

This is a two-year programme of 62 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 11 3
PS501 Liturgy and Worship 2
TH802 Basic Christian Doctrines 2 2
FE101 Field Education/FE Seminar 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 Phil &Hist Foundations in CE 2
CS401 – CS404 Denominational Studies2 2
FE101 Weekly Field Education 1
Total Core Courses 13
Electives 2
Total Credit Hours 15

1International 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.

Academic Load (Breakdown)

Duration 2 years
Credit Hours
Subjects
Core 50
Electives 6
Field Education
Weekly FE 4
Year-End FE 2
Total No. of Credit Hours 62

Note:

  1. Students with a CGPA of 2.5 (C) can apply to upgrade to the Bachelor of Theology programme with an additional of 2 years of studies.
  2. Electives must be chosen from those being offered each semester to make up an average of 15 credit hours per semester.
  3. 1st Year students are generally not allowed to take more than 15 credit hours per semester.