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Westminster Theological College

December 2011 WTC graduation

WTC Uganda is dedicated to advancing the cause of Christ through theological education that is faithful to the inerrant Scriptures and prepares God's servants to communicate the Gospel of Christ to our changing world.

Philosophy

As a Christian institution, under the sovereignty of God and the leadership of Jesus Christ, through the empowering of the Holy Spirit, WTC affirms that persons should have the opportunity to develop to their potentials; that education should stimulate a quest for truth, an appreciation of creativity, and an understanding of the wholeness of life; that career preparation should emphasize ethical consciousness and lifelong productivity and adaptability, and that the Christian perspective should help graduates to become catalysts for responsible change in society.

Purpose

The primary responsibility of Westminster Theological College is to educate men with God's call to the pastorate and to teaching ministry. It also provides theological education for lay Christians, men and women, who will serve in the Christian community and larger society. WTC offers instruction in theological, biblical and ministerial disciplines as the heart of program to help students to develop intellectually and spiritually as leaders.

Academic Programs

Westminster Theological College offers four main programmes in theological and biblical studies:

  • Certificate in Theological Studies (1 year)
  • Diploma in Theological Studies (2 years)
  • Advanced Diploma (3 years)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theological Studies; BTh (3 years)

Requirements for Admission

  1. The applicant must be a born again Christian.
  2. He/she must have had a basic elementary education with a minimum proficiency in English (in case of the Certificate program).
  3. The applicant must posses an "O" level Certificate (in the case of the Diploma or Advanced Diploma programmes).
  4. He/she must posses an "A" level Certificate or its equivalent (in the case of the Bachelor of Arts degree programme).

Application/ Admission Procedures

WTC admits students without regard to age, color, race, sex, tribe or ethnic origin. Applicants to any of the College's programs may enter the college at the beginning of the new academic year early February. Submission of application forms is done October to December of every year. Application forms are available at the College in the office of the Registrar, for whoever may wish to apply for studies at WTC.

Westminster Theological College is committed to the highest standards of Christian integrity, personal conduct and academic excellence. Recognizing the great spiritual responsibility entrusted to every minister of the gospel to live their lives in accordance with the Word of God, the admissions committee will evaluate every applicant with the above principles in mind.