ADVANCED COURSE

Diploma in Applied Theology

TRAINING FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS

IBTC has maximised the opportunity provided by the recent disruptive period of Brexit and Corona virus pandemic to re-evaluate its study programme. We have re-designed our Christian vocational training courses to be fit for purpose in the new adjusted normal that we find ourselves in.

JANUARY 2023

In January 2023 IBTC will launch an additional programme of study – an advanced diploma in applied theology. The IBTC advanced diploma in applied theology will also be a six-month course designed to enhance existing ministry skills to a trainee leadership level. If a student desires progression of their vocational calling and the development of their gifting to meet spiritual, social and humanitarian global needs, this course offers that opportunity. Students who successfully complete the foundation certificate in applied theology or who have completed IBTC recognised comparative training or who have existing proven experience in Christian ministry will be considered for the six-month advanced diploma.

BRIDGING MINISTRY PLACEMENT

Both these courses are designed to be separate self-contained courses that can be completed within 6 months. Students who complete IBTC’s foundation certificate and want to proceed to enrol on the advanced diploma will be expected to complete a practical 5-6 weeks’ ministry placement during the autumn period between the courses. This will provide a practical ministry exposure that will form a bridge between the two courses. IBTC will be able to signpost students to effective ministry placement partners in Europe.

ADVANTAGES OF ENROLLING OUR COURSES

CREDIBLE

IBTC has a proven track record of residential mission training for over 70 years.

ACCESSIBLE

The short vocational courses provide a viable study access route in the UK post-Brexit.

CONCENTRATED

The residential setting allows for dedicated learning and discipleship in preparation for Christian service and mission.

AFFORDABLE

The combined study and residential package mean that the courses are very affordable for a UK context.

COMUNICATION SKILLS

The courses are taught in English and provide scope for students to improve their conversational and written English skills.

VOCATIONAL

The modules are taught in a manner that does not just impart information but assists students to achieve key vocational learning outcomes.

FLEXIBLE

The new courses have the flexibility to be studied as separate entities or combined as subsequent integrated courses *.

ACCREDITED

IBTC courses are accredited by NCFE, a leading provider of educational services and a not-for-profit organisation.

* The advanced course builds on the learning acquired in the foundation course. They have the potential to be connected by a practical placement that will innovatively serve as a bridge between the two and reinforce applied learning skills.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN THIS NEW COURSE

New applicants for studies at IBTC will need to apply for the new course as the previous course (ONE-YEAR and TWO-YEAR Course) will no longer be available.

Register your interest for the Advanced Course