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International College of Bible and Missions will Help You Pursue Your Calling

Whether you are called to pastoral ministry, ministry work, Christian education, or serving as a member of your local church, we have a programme that will equip you to pursue your calling and share Christ with the world. Learn more about our three degree programmes below. Then, take the next step to contact us for more information or apply online.

Build a Strong, Biblical Education through One of OurThree Programmes


Higher Certificate in Theology

15 modules120 creditsNQF Level 5SAQA Registration Number: 96788HCert (Theology)

The Certificate in Theology is a 15 module, 120-credit programme and may be completed in one year of full-time study. (Full-time study is defined as four modules per term.) This programme is designed to prepare students in basic Bible and Theological studies in order that they may be equipped as effective church members.

Entrance requirement: Grade 12 pass (NSC)


BA in Theology

45 modules360 creditsNQF Level 7SAQA Registration Number: 64692BA (Theology)

The BA in Theology is a 45 module, 360-credit programme and may be completed in three years of fulltime study. (Full-time study is defined as four modules per term.) This programme is intended to prepare learners for pastoral ministry, missionary work, or Christian Education work. The learners are preparing for an active career in Christian service in their local churches or Christian organizations. Learners may also go on to register for a BA Honours in Theology after successfully completing this degree.

Entrance requirement: Grade 12 (NSC) pass with entry into a Bachelors degree or with exemption


BA Honours in Theology

5 modules130 creditsNQF Level 8SAQA Registration Number: 64629BA Hons (Theology)

The BA Honours in Theology can be completed in one year but sometimes extends over two or more years. The programme requires a total of 130 credits. The programme is designed to give pastors, missionaries, and Christian workers an opportunity to do postgraduate work with a view to proceeding to a Masters Degree programme. (No Masters level programmes are offered at ICBM at present. Our graduates have been accepted for Masters level studies at universities both in South Africa and internationally.) This programme is research and discussion-based and learners have the opportunity for interaction and the sharing of results of their research in class sessions. The aim is to help develop the research and communication skills of the learners so that they can minister more effectively to the Body of Christ.

Entrance requirement: Christian leaders and lay persons who have completed a BA (Theology) or B.Th. qualify for this programme. A minimum grade average of 60% is required for entrance to the BA (Hons) degree.  Those who have completed a Three-year Bible College Diploma (360 credits) need to complete an additional 120 credits (Usually for Non Degree Purposes) to obtain entrance into the BA Honours programme. Exceptions to this requirement may be made for persons with other academic qualifications beyond the three-year Bible Diploma and at least 5 years of ministry experience. Evaluation will be conducted by the ICBM Academic Control Committee and a decision given.

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