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Application

Who should attend?

The School of Ministry is open to those who have a call on their lives to ministry, whether in the church, the marketplace or in the mission field. To apply, you will need to have been involved in some level of ministry previously and will also need to provide a character reference from your local church leader. The minimum entry age is 18 and you should have a reasonable standard of spoken and written English.

01. Course Dates for Academic Year 2020/2021

2020 Autumn Semester (31 August 2020 – 20 November 2020)

Orientation day 28 August 2020
Graduation day 19 November 2020

Registration opens on:
1 January 2020

Registration closes on:
31 May 2020 (for applicants who require a visa)
1 August 2020 (for all other applicants)

 

2021 Spring Semester (1 March 2021 – 21 May 2021)

Orientation day 26 February 2021
Graduation day 20 May 2021

Registration opens on:
1 July 2020

Registration closes on:
31 December 2020 (for applicants who require a visa)
22 January 2021 (for all other applicants)

 

2021 Autumn Semester (20 August 2021 – 19 November 2021)

Orientation day 27 August 2021
Graduation day 18 November 2021

Registration opens on:
1 January 2021

Registration closes on:
16 May 2021 (for applicants who require a visa)
25 July 2021 (for all other applicants)

02. Course Fees

Registration fee: £70 (non-refundable)
Tuition fee: £1,300
On-site accommodation: ^£900 (includes breakfast on all days, lunch and dinner on weekdays only)  

^Please note that on-site accommodation fee revision will take effect from 2019 Autumn Semester registration onwards.
*Students are advised to have a separate budget for laundry, meals on weekends, and personal expenses.

03. Accommodation

Please note that the on-site accommodation caters to an all female or male dormitory arrangement. There are no other exceptions. Married couples, parent and child or other rooming arrangements have to be secured off-site. Please refer to Course Fees for more information on the cost of on-site accommodation. You may contact our Wales office at +44 (0) 1792 722428 or fill in the Contact Form for further clarifications.

04. Application Forms

To apply for the School of Ministry programme, download the forms as shown below and ensure all required documents are submitted:

BCW APPLICATION FORM       w
BCW PASTORAL RECOMMENDATION FORM       w
BCW CERTIFICATE OF HEALTH (ONLY REQUIRED FOR NON UK STUDENTS)       w
CHECK LIST OF DOCUMENTS       w

Please complete and return these forms as early as possible. Payment of course fees will be advised upon receiving your complete application documents as reflected in the check list.

05. Visa Requirements

Please check whether you need a visa to come to the UK to study by visiting https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. If so, please apply for a short-term study visa up to three months before your date of travel to the UK. You should get a decision for your visa application from the UK Immigration within three weeks.

MAILING ADDRESSES and Contact information

For UK/EU & Other Citizens

Admissions Office (Wales)
The Bible College of Wales
Derwen Fawr House
Derwen Fawr Road,
Sketty, Swansea
SA2 8EB

Contact Number: +44 (0)1792 722428 Or fill in the Contact Form.

For Singapore citizens

Admissions Office (Singapore)
The Bible College of Wales
11 East Coast Road, #02-10/11
Visitors Centre
The Odeon Katong
Singapore 428722

Contact Number: +65 6344 4733 (Ext: 6190) Or fill in the Contact Form.