Application

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.

Academic Year 2023/2024

SPRING TERM 2023

6 Mar – 26 May 

On-boarding: 3 Mar 2023

Graduation: 25 May 2023

Registration opens: 1 Jul 2022

Registration closes: 

30 Nov 2022 (applicants who require a visa)

13 Dec 2022 (all other applicants)

AUTUMN TERM 2023

28 Aug – 17 Nov

On-boarding: 24 Aug 2023

Graduation: 16 Nov 2023

Registration opens: 1 Jan 2023

Registration closes: 

31 May 2023 (applicants who require a visa)

14 Jun 2023 (all other applicants)

SPRING TERM 2024

4 Mar – 24 May

On-boarding: 29 Feb 2024

Graduation day: 23 May 2024

Registration opens: 1 July 2023

Registration closes:

30 Oct 2023 (applicants who require a visa)

1 Dec 2023 (all other applicants)

AUTUMN TERM 2024

2 Sep – 22 Nov

On-boarding: 29 Aug 2024

Graduation day: 21 Nov 2024

Registration opens: 1 Jan 2024

Registration closes:

30 Apr 2024 (applicants who require a visa)

1 Jun 2024 (all other applicants)

Application Information

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.

 

Please read the following information before you begin your application. If you have any questions or require assistance, please drop us a message.

Application Process
  1. Download and fill in the application form.

  2. You will need to get in touch with your references to complete the pastoral recommendation form.

  3. Submit the completed application form, pastoral recommendation forms and supporting documents (refer to checklist). You may either email a soft copy in a single file to registration_som@bcwales.org or mail the hard copy to one of our offices.

  4. Payment of registration fee will be advised upon receiving your complete set of application documents.

What to Prepare for the Application?
  • Digital passport-size photo

  • Soft copy of passport

  • Soft copy of educational certificates

  • Soft copy of marriage certificate, if applicable

  • Pastoral recommendation forms

  • £100 registration fee​

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 Standard Visitor 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.

On-site Accommodation

On-site accommodation caters to an all female or male dormitory arrangement. There are no 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. Please contact us for further clarifications.

School Fees

Registration Fee: £100 (non-refundable and non-transferable)

Course Fee: £1,500

On-site Accommodation: £1,200

*Students are advised to have a separate budget for laundry, meals on weekends, and personal expenses.

Mailing Address & 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 

Mailing Address & Contact Information for Singapore Citizens

Admissions Office (Singapore)

The Bible College of Wales

11 East Coast Road, #02-08

The Odeon Katong

Singapore 428722 ​

Contact Number: +65 6344 4733