Entry requirements for Full Time Ministerial Courses:

CourseRequirementApply Now
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Theology (Ministerial Track)2 A Level Grades A to C or equivalentPlease apply via UCAS
Certificate of Higher Education in Theology3 GCSEs Grades 9-4 (A-C) or equivalentPlease apply via UCAS
Certificate in Theology and Ministry (Birmingham only)3 GCSEs Grades 9-4 (A-C) or equivalentFull-time Application (Birmingham only)

Entry requirements for Part Time Ministerial Courses:

Part Time CourseRequirementApply Now
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Theology (Ministerial Track)2 A level's Grades A to C or equivalentCollege-based Application

Church-based application
Certificate in Higher Education in Theology3 GCSes Grades 9-4 (A-C) or equivalentCollege-based Application

Church-based Application
Spurgeon's College Award in Theology and Ministry (Birmingham only)3 GCSes Grades 9-4 (A-C) or equivalentPart-time Application (Birmingham only)
  1. Students are admitted to the BA in Theology Church-based or College-based track (and the Diploma HE and the Certificate HE) on the basis of academic qualifications and suitability for ministerial training. (See Marks for Ministry )
  2. All ministerial applicants are invited to an Interview Day for a series of interviews to discern their suitability for the course.
  3. It is a requirement of the above courses that a suitable placement is arranged before the commencement of the course.
  4. All ministerial students will be required to have an enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Language requirement:

If your first language is not English we require you to take an IELTS (academic). The score required is an average of 6.5; the score for reading and writing bands must be 6.5.

For more information about an IELTS and to book a test see https://www.ielts.org/

Application Deadline

The deadline for international applications is 30 June, applicants who don’t require a visa to study in the UK can apply until 31 August.