Self Study (Equip-MBS Certificate in Theology)

With the Equip-MBS Certificate in Theology, you can study God’s word in depth wherever you are. Deepen your spiritual knowledge in an online setting, with full access to course textbook, lecture notes, videos, online quizzes, forums, readings and more, right at your fingertips.

Course Overview

The Certificate in Theology is designed to be flexible, allowing students to study individually or in a group at their own pace. The materials used for the Certificate in Theology are part of a well-established distance learning course from Moore Theological College in Sydney that is used throughout the world.

The Certificate in Theology offers the opportunity to study over 20 courses covering Biblical Theology, Old Testament, New Testament, Theology, Church History, Worship, Apologetics and Christian Ethics.

For more details of subjects and fees or registration please visit the Certificate In Theology page.

Why Study Online With Equip?

  • Bible-based, Gospel-centred materials
  • Flexible study options
  • Comprehensive textbook and lecture notes
  • Access to Equip Online Learning System
  • Personal Interaction with Students, Supervisor & Staff

Common Questions about Online Study:

1. How would the self-study classes be conducted?
Upon successful registration, Equip will send both the textbook and lecture notes via Pos-Laju.  Students will also be granted access to the Equip Online Learning System (EOLS) where they may access the full range of online resources including online textbook, readings, quizzes, and more. Students will need to appoint a supervisor to aid you in their studies and supervise their exam. This can be a church pastor, cell group leader or others. More details below:

Self-study Supervisor Guideline

2. What activities should I expect throughout the course? Are there exercises or assignments that must be completed?
All Certificate Courses are assessed by exam at the conclusion of the subject. During the course, students study the textbook (online or physical book), watch online videos and quizzes, listen to audio lectures, complete discussion questions. These activities are not assessed but are designed to help students engage with the course material and prepare for the exam. 

3. How will the exam be conducted at the conclusion of the course?
All exams must be completed during the two-week exam period at the conclusion of the three month term. A physical exam paper will be posted to your supervisor in the week before the exam period. You must arrange with your supervisor the date and venue for the exam. The supervisor must return the completed exam paper promptly to Equip by Pos Laju within one week of the end of the exam period.

4. Can I opt out of the exam, and study for interest only?
Yes, you can opt to not take the exam. However, exams are required for your subject to be credited towards the Equip-MBS Certificate in Theology.

5. What is the schedule for Online Study?
Term 1    1 March-31 May
Term 2    1 June-31 August
Term 3    1 September-30 November
Term 4    1 December-29 February 

6. When will exams be held?
Exams must be completed during the Self-Study Exam period:
Term 1    17-31 May
Term 2    17-31 August
Term 3    16-30 November
Term 4    15-29 February 

7. Want to study with maximum flexibility wherever you are?
Enrol online for the Equip-MBS Certificate in Theology!