Tee Programmes – English

Part Time Studies

STM offers opportunities for those who are not able to enrol for full-time study to avail themselves of theological education. The Theologial Education by Extension(TEE) Department covers three language departments, i.e. The English, Chinese and Tamil Department. The TEE Department offers part time studies through modular courses leading to the Certificate of Christian Ministry ( CertCM ) and the Diploma of Christian Ministry ( DipCM ) for under-graduates, Graduate Diploma of Christian Ministry ( GradDipCM ) and the Master of Christian Ministry ( MCM ) for graduates. This program is designed specifically for the training and advancement of lay leadership in the church. In addition, we now offer Bachelor of Christian Ministry part time for those who have completed DipCM.

The English TEE Department offers the following programs :

  1. Certificate of Christian Ministry ( CertCM )
  2. Diploma of Christian Ministry ( DipCM )
  3. Graduate Diploma of Christian Ministry ( GradDipCM )
  4. Bachelor of Christian Ministry ( BCM )
  5. Master of Christian Ministry ( MCM )

The Certificate of Christian Ministry ( CertCM ) is a 30 credit hour study program consisting of 12 credit hours of core courses and 18 credit hours of electives.

The Diploma of Christian Ministry ( DipCM ) is a 60 credit hour study program which requires another 30 credit hours of study above that required for the CertCM. For the latter 30 credit hours of study, the study requirement is again 12 credit hours of core courses and 18 credit hours of electives.

Certificate of Christian Ministry
Core Courses / Credit Hour

12

Survey of the OT

Survey of the NT

Christian Theology I

Biblical Interpretation

3

3

3

3

Electives

18

Total Credit Hour

30

Diploma of Christian Ministry
Core Courses / Credit Hour

12

Interpreting the OT

Interpreting the NT

Christian Theology II

Pastoral Leadership & Ministry

3

3

3

3

Electives

18

Total Credit Hour

60

Admission Requirements

  • SPM Grade III certificate or its equivalent.
  • Those who are 30 years old & above, have involved in full-time Christian ministry for five years or more may also be considered for admission into either study programs.
  • Proficiency in English language.

The Graduate Diploma of Christian Ministry (GradDipCM) is a 30 credit hour post-graduate program consisting of 12 credit hours of core courses and 18 credit hour of electives.

The Master of Christian Ministry (MCM) is a 60 credit hour study program. It is another 30 credit hours of study above that required for the GradDipCS (GradDipCM). For the latter 30 credit hours of study, the study requirement is another 12 hours of core courses and 18 credit hours of electives.

Graduate Diploma of Christian Ministry
Core Courses / Credit Hour

12

Survey of the OT
Survey of the NT
Christian Theology I
Biblical Interpretation
3
3
3
3
Electives

18

Total Credit Hour

30

Master of Christian Ministry
Core Courses / Credit Hour

12

Interpreting the OT 1
Interpreting the NT 2
Christian Theology II
Pastoral Leadership & Ministry
3

3

3

3

Electives

18

Total Credit Hour

60

The remaining six courses at each level can be taken from a selection of electives offered in areas such as Biblical Studies, Practical Theology, Church History, Christian Ethics, Mission Studies, Christian Education, Malaysian Religions, Christian Spirituality and others.

For the CertCM/DipCM program, applicants should have completed their secondary school education(Refer to Admission Requirements below). For the GradDipCS(GradDipCM) or the MCS(MCM), the prospective applicant should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or its equivalent.

Duration of Study

  • The CertCM and GradDipCM ( 30 credit hours ) can be completed in two to four years depending on the frequency of courses completed each year.
  • DipCM and MCM are 60 credit hours study programs. The duration of study may range from three to seven years.

Further Studies

TEE students who have completed the DipCM or the MCM can further their theological studies in-campus in the following manner :

  • DipCM graduates ( 60 credit hours ) may enrol for the TEE BCM programme for an additional 60 credit hours of study.
  • MCM graduates ( 60 credit hours ) may enrol for the Master of Divinity ( MDiv ) program for 45 credit hours of study to graduate with the MDiv. This is approximately 3 semesters or 1½ years of study in-campus.
Bachelor of Christian Ministry
From DipCM
Core Courses / Credit Hour
60
30
Intro to the OT
Intro to the NT
Christian Theology 3
Christian Theology 4
Evangelism/Missiology/Church Growth
Interpreting the OT 2
Interpreting the NT 2
Christian Ethics
Church History
Preaching/Counselling
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
Electives

30

Total Credit Hour

120

 

Center for Studies

Presently the above certificates and degrees are offered in three centres :

Seremban STM campus
Faith Methodist Church, Kuching, Sarawak
PJCTEE @ Luther Centre

Schedule

For the latest schedule of TEE courses, please go to the Calendars and Timetables.

For further details on the programs, please contact moilee@stm2.edu.my.