Details of awards granted by Hebron College for on-line distance learning and personal researched Degrees
Certificates and Diplomas are awarded on satisfactory completion and submission of final written work of the prescribed course of study.
The certificate studies are comprised of two parts
Part One – 5,000 words on each of the following subjects namely
Part Two – 5,000 words on each of a choice four subjects from the following list;
The Diploma coursed comprises four parts including the prescribed programme as for Parts One and Two the Certificate studies
Part three – Two monographs each of at least 5,000 words chosen from the following list;
Part Four- A dissertation of a least 20,000 words of an approved topic, or alternatively a subject from Part two of the certificate course, not previously undertaken.
This course comprises five parts. Candidates will follow the Parts One and Two of the Certificate course and Part Three of the Diploma course and addition Parts Four and Five set out below.
Two monographs each of 5,000 words selected from the following subjects;
Part Five – A dissertation of not less than 30,000 words on a duly approved chosen subject or from the list in Part Two of the Certificate course not previously selected.
This is an advanced degree and candidates are expected to have obtained either the College’s BTh degree or have taken an advance course in theology leading to a successful diploma or degree equivalent to it validated by a recognised institution. The Degree is in thee parts.
Part one – This consists of the full course as prescribed for the Bachelor of Theology programme.
Part two- two monographs of at last 5,000 words chosen from the following five subjects.
Part three- two dissertations each of 10,000 words on the two following subjects.
This is a specialist degree and candidates are expected to have already obtained the College’s Diploma in Theology or have completed an equivalent course in theology validated by an appropriately recognised institution. This degree is in five parts.
Part One- four monographs of at least 5,000 words chosen from the following three subjects.
Part two – four monographs of at least 5,000 words chosen from the following six subjects.
Part three- four monographs of at least 5,000 words chosen from the following six subjects.
Part four – four monographs of at least 5,000 words chosen from the following six subjects.
Part five – a Dissertation of at least 30,000 words on an approved personally chosen topic or any subject from the above lists not previously undertaken.
A candidate will be expected to have successfully completed the College’s Bachelor degree studies or an approved equivalent validated by an appropriate recognised institution. This degree comprises five parts, however there would be more requirements in essays, dissertation etc, for students attempting the M.Th course. .
Part one- Four monographs of at least 6,000 words chosen from the eight subjects listed below.
Part two- Four monographs of at least 6,000 words chosen from the eight subjects listed below.
Part three – Four monographs of at least 6,000 words chosen from the eight subjects listed below.
Part four- Four monographs of at least 6,000 words chosen from the following eight subjects.
Part five – a thesis of at least 50,000 words on an approved subject or the study of one of the above subjects not previously undertaken.
The Master of Theology degree consists of the same elements as the (Master of Ministry) course with the addition of several essays and dissertations the details of which will be set during the course.
These degrees are awarded only to candidates who have made an outstanding contribution to research in and development of their chosen subject.
Eligibility to register for these advanced studies requires the candidate to have successfully completed a lower degree awarded by the College or proof, evidenced in writing, of obtaining some other equivalent attainment validated by a university or institution of higher education.
The Seminary is prepared to examine published work which has not been submitted previously in the same form to another equivalent institution or body of education. Alternatively the candidate may submit a thesis of not less than 70,000 words on an approved chosen topic that demonstrates a distinct contribution to the exploration and research of the subject.
The Thesis must illustrate a candidate’s ability exercise critical and objective thinking and to present original and lucid expression of their findings in relation to the discovery of new information and facts in the given subject, which in the opinion of the Convenor of Studies would attract consideration for its publication.