Divinity is a course of study often pursued to prepare a student for ordained Christian ministry. Potential ministers typically study scripture, dogma, ecclesiology, the history of their denomination, preaching, pastoral ministry, counseling and liturgy.
The Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity is a five-year part-time distance-learning degree programme in theology providing a comprehensive exposition and analysis of Chris
Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity
The Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity is a five-year part-time distance-learning degree programme in theology providing a comprehensive exposition and analysis of Christian doctrine based on the study of the sacred Scriptures, the works of the Fathers and Doctors of the Church, and the documents of the Magisterium. This degree is established by the Holy See (which is a signatory to the 1999 Bologna Declaration) according to the norms governing Higher Institutes of Religious Sciences (H.I.R.S.) and is conferred through Maryvale H.I.R.S. by La Faculté Nôtre-Dame in Paris under the authority of the Holy See.
Who is the programme aimed at?
Students are typically from all walks of life, aged 18–75, married, single, and religious. Some have strong academic backgrounds; others have done little academic work since leaving school. The Programme provides an academic formation specialising in Catholic theology and also develops the religious formation of the students so that they may participate more fully in the life and mission of the Church....
The Faculty of Theology offers a four-year, full-time Bachelor of Divinity (B.D.) degree program designed to prepare University level candidates for lay and ordained Chri
The Faculty of Theology offers a four-year, full-time Bachelor of Divinity (B.D.) degree program designed to prepare University level candidates for lay and ordained Christian ministry and to advance religious studies in the context of modern Africa.
The Bachelor of Divinity degree is intended for qualified applicants who seek to fulfill a dream of getting a degree in the field of theology and who desire to prepare for ordained ministry or another form of church leadership.
For those in the Honors Program it is possible to concentrate on one of the following areas:
Area 1 Biblical Studies
Area 2 Historical Studies
Study the Divinity and Theology programme with academic direction from the University of London wherever you are in the world.
The study of religion provides an opportunity to consider questions which are of fundamental concern, both for individuals and societies – questions about the meaning and purpose of human life, and the values by which we live.
At Level 4, a module introducing you to the study of religion is complemented by modules covering key texts and traditions of the Abrahamic religions. At Levels 5 and 6, the choice of modules includes biblical languages and texts, texts in English, Christian history and doctrine, Buddhism, philosophy of religion, religion and science, and religion and global politics. Level 6 includes the dissertation module, which offers you the chance to focus in detail on a topic of your choice....