Undergraduate Certificate in Theological Studies

Differences from 2016/17 to 2023/24

  • 1. The course shall consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and/or classes on the subject of Theology. The course is available on a full-time basis, taken over a period of three terms, or on a part-time basis taken over a period of six terms.

  • 2. Candidates may be permitted under certain circumstances to suspend status for a maximum of six terms. Any such period shall not count towards the minimum and maximum periods of registration, and no fee liability will be incurred during such periods.

  • 3. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

    • (a) Attendance at classes and other sessions as indicated in the course handbook

    • (b) Writtenwritten assignments or examination papers, format as specified in the course handbook, for six papers, to include:

        • i.   At least one  Each of Papers A1 orto A2A4 from Part 1 of the Schedule for the Degree of Bachelor of Theology;

        • ii.    Two Atfurther papers from Part 1 of the same Schedule, at least one of A3which ormust A4be selected from the Part 1 schedule;

        • iii. At least one ofPapers A5–A10 fromto the Part 1 schedule;

        • iv. Three other papers from the Part 1 scheduleA8.

    • The written work, undervideos (b)and other recordings will be submitted via the Department for Continuing EducationUniversity approved online submissionassessment systemplatform in accordance with the instructions in the course handbook. 

    • 3. VideosFull-time students must submit or otherbe recordingsexamined in at least two papers by the end of Hilary Full term, at least two papers by the end of Trinity Full term and the remainder by the Long Vacation submission deadline. Part-time students must submit or be examined in three papers in year 1 and three papers in year 2, with at least one paper by the end of Hilary Full term each year, at least one paper by the end of Trinity Full term each year and the remaining papers for the year by the Long Vacation submission deadline. The exact dates will be submittedpublished in anthe appropriatecourse electronichandbook format toat the Examinersbeginning forof theeach Certificateacademic in Theological Studies, Rewley House, Wellington Square, Oxford for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidatesyear.

    • 4. Candidates may be expectedrequired to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course.

    • 5. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Certificate.

    • 6. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the written work or the examinations under 3(b)2 maywill be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed, on not more than one occasion, which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.