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The Light College

It’s easy to study at The Light College

The Light College courses can be taken full or part-time, from wherever you’re based.

Highly flexible courses

Our flexibility and inclusivity means you can study no matter what your age or academic level, helping you discover an exciting future. Have a look at the available courses below and on the courses menu above, whether you’re looking for an innovative and practical approach to mission and evangelism, developing your pioneering and mission skills or bringing the presence of Christ into unexpected places.

 We are still accepting applications for all courses beginning September 2022. 

Virtual Open Days

Our Virtual open days offer an opportunity to spend 90 minutes with staff, some students & other interested applicants.  We normally hold 3 or 4 Virtual Open Days yearly.

Sign up for one of our Virtual Open Days here or if you've missed our Virtual Open Days you can have a look at bite-size Videos from one of our Virtual Open Days here.

Learn how to share the good news in innovative ways

At The Light College, all of our courses are designed to prepare our students to share the good news of Jesus in the most innovative and context-sensitive ways, while at the same time nurturing a deep devotional life and a good grounding in theology. We are an approved academic partner of The University of Chester and all of our lecturers are university approved, with a wide range of experience and practical knowledge, passionate about their faith.

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Study part- or full-time from anywhere in the UK

Study can be done either part- or full-time, and can be accessed from anywhere in the UK. The course is delivered through a combination of local placements, evening online sessions (one evening each week during term time) and residential weekends around the country (three weekends for part-time students, six for full-time students).

We accept students from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages and academic ability

Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and ages. We offer good academic and pastoral support, so dont let concerns about academic ability prevent you from exploring further – the main thing we look for is a sense of vocation and a sincere heart to share the gospel.

University Degree courses in Theology, Mission and Evangelism

An innovative approach to mission and evangelism

Foundation Degree of Arts in Theology, Mission and Evangelism

An innovative approach to mission and evangelism

Enquire/apply – Full Time 2 years, Part Time 4 years. 

Through our approved academic partnership with the University of Chester, we offer a Foundation Degree of Arts (FdA) over 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time. The course combines lectures, practice based learning and placements designed to help students explore and develop their own approach to mission and evangelism in the 21st century. 

Further Details: Full TimePart Time / Enquire/apply

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) Degree (top-up) in Theology, Mission and Evangelism

An innovative approach to mission and evangelism

Enquire/apply – after completion of FdA/Level 5, Full Time 1 year, Part Time 2 years.

Like our FDA, the BA (Hons) top-up Degree is validated by the University of Chester. It’s offered over a further 1 year full-time and 2 years part-time after successful completion of the FdA (or appropriate Level 5 study from elsewhere). With a combination of lectures and practical work (including placements), the course equips students to be pioneering evangelists ready for mission in the contemporary world.  The course combines lectures, practice based learning and placements designed to help students explore and develop their own approach to mission and evangelism in the 21st century.

Further Details: Full Time / Part Time / Enquire/apply

Professional Certificate in Pioneer Chaplaincy and Mission

Bring the presence of Christ into unexpected places

In partnership with Third Space Ministries, this new qualification, also validated by The University of Chester, is a one-year course which teaches how to bring the presence of Christ into unexpected places like supermarkets, gyms, pubs and nightclubs amongst people who have little idea of who Jesus is.

Further Details / Enquire/apply

Accredited Baptist Ministerial Training

Develop your pioneering and mission skills

While studying on a Degree course (above, validated by The University of Chester), students simultaneously have a pathway into accredited Baptist ministry training with a particular emphasis on pioneering and mission. This training is offered in partnership with Northern Baptist College, who provide the Baptist Ministerial Formation element (please note that only the Degree component is validated by The University of Chester).

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Virtual Open Days

Our Virtual open days offer an opportunity to spend 90 minutes with staff, some students & other interested applicants.  We normally hold 3 or 4 Virtual Open Days yearly.

Sign up for one of our Virtual Open Days here or if you've missed our Virtual Open Days you can have a look at bite-size Videos from one of our Virtual Open Days here.

We are currently accepting applications for courses in September 2022

If youd like to explore any of the courses further, please contact us using the form on this page – wed love to hear from you.

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