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Postgraduate Diploma in Biblical Greek (PGDip)

This diploma takes students from the Greek alphabet to reading the Greek New Testament with understanding and proficiency. Students will learn all vocabulary that appears more than twenty–four times in the Greek New Testament as well as the essential grammar of the Greek language, all while immersed in the biblical text.



If you click apply you will be taken to our partners at BibleMesh to facilitate your application.

2

years or up to

3

years part time

4

Modules in total

Presbyterian Theological Faculty Ireland

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Postgraduate Diploma in Biblical Greek

This diploma takes students from the Greek alphabet to reading the Greek New Testament with understanding and proficiency. Students will learn all vocabulary that appears more than twenty–four times in the Greek New Testament as well as the essential grammar of the Greek language, all while immersed in the biblical text.

You will be taken to Our partners at BibleMesh to facilitate your application

Duration

Programme Fee (UK & EU)

Overview

Course 1

Potential pathway for part–time GradDip students

Spring Semester
Jan – Apr
Autumn Semester
Sep – Jan
Spring Semester
Jan – Apr
Autumn Semester
Sep – Jan
Introduction to Reformed Theology The Apostles’ Creed Doctrine of God and the Trinity The Doctrine of Christ

Admissions Requirements

Please check you meet all the entry requirements for this programme before you submit an application.

  • This must include your name and date of birth exactly as they appear on your passport and your correspondence address during the application process
  • This should take the form of a document of one or two pages highlighting your academic achievements and any relevant experience.
  • Ideally an essay submitted for assessment in your most recent qualification
  • The piece should be around 2,000 words in length (excluding references and bibliography)
  • It will be used to assess your ability to engage in critical thinking and to construct and defend an argument.
  • (300–400 words) in which you provide a personal statement explaining your motivation for applying for this particular programme as either a full–time or part–time student
  • At least one of which must be an academic reference
  • Professional (institutional or organisational) email addresses should be used whenever possible
  • In the ‘role’ field of the application form you should enter the referee’s position – that may be their job title (e.g. Director of Studies, Personal Tutor, or Head of Department) or their position relative to you (e.g. Line Manager or Minister)
  • Your references should outline your intellectual ability, academic achievement, motivation, and ability to engage in self–motivated study.
  • These must be verified official transcripts that provide your full academic history of courses taken and grades achieved (a degree certificate is not equivalent to a transcript)
  • If you are currently a student who has not yet completed your degree please provide an interim transcript of your degree progress and achievement to date (in this case we will consider your application on a conditional basis)
  • If these documents are not in English an official English translation must be supplied with full contact details either the professional translator, the institution that issued the transcript or the authorised notary.

Language tests must be no more than two years old at the beginning of the degree programme. You must submit evidence that you meet the College’s English language requirement for your course, if:

  • your first language is not English, or
  • your first language is English but you are not a national of a majority English–speaking country recognised by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) i.e.: 
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Australia
    • The Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Canada
    • Dominica
    • Grenada
    • Guyana
    • Ireland
    • Jamaica
    • New Zealand
    • St Kitts and Nevis
    • St Lucia
    • St. Lucia and the Grenadines
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • United States of America
  • You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you have completed a qualification degree qualification in the UK of a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in:
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Australia
    • The Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Canada
    • Dominica
    • Grenada
    • Guyana
    • Ireland
    • Jamaica
    • New Zealand
    • St Kitts and Nevis
    • St Lucia
    • St. Lucia and the Grenadines
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • United States of America
  • For further details please see https://www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa/knowledge-of-english
  • One of the following documents to confirm your identity, name and date of birth:
    • A copy of the photo page of your valid passport (this is our preferred option)
    • A copy of a national identification card or driving licence
  • If you have changed your name you must supply evidence e.g. a marriage certificate
  • Upon submission of your application you will be supplied with details of how to pay a non–returnable application fee of $75.

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