Diocesan Certificate of Biblical Studies DCBS (SBS 101)

The flagship programme of the School of Biblical Studies (SBS) is the Diocesan Certificate of Biblical Studies, which is aimed at lay members at Levels 100-300. 

DCBS is conducted Online. Registration is now open for Term 2.

2023 Term 2 ( 23 Mar to 1 Jun)

All classes are conducted over ZOOM, on  Thursday evenings, 7.30pm to 9 pm.

Please note that classes for the Old Testament and New Testament are held concurrently.

Confirmation of registration will be emailed to you by ZOOM directly. Payment instructions are provided on registration. Registration closes 29th March 2023.

We appreciate payment before the Term starts to facilitate administration.  Thank you !

To view the whole year’s calendar, see further down the page.

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Module 2B  The Pentateuch (2) : 23 Mar to 1 Jun 2023

 The Books of Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy



Module  8B The Gospels (2) :  23 Mar to 1 Jun 2023

 Gospels of Matthew and John


About the Diocesan Certificate of Biblical Studies (DCBS)

This Biblical Studies Programme enables participants to systematically study, book by book, all 66 books of the Bible.

  • Instruction is aimed at bringing Bible literacy to the participants, to help them know the contents of the Bible and to apply Godʼs Word to life.
  • The 18 modules of this programme enable participants to study the entire Bible in 4 years.
  • With the exception of Modules 1A and 1B, each module comprises of 10 sessions, conducted on Thursday evenings, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
  • Two modules are conducted concurrently in a term: each from the Old and New Testaments. You may only sign up for one module each term.
  • Participants may choose their modules in any order. However, we recommend that all first‐time participants attend Module 1A and 1B to receive a background overview of the Bible.

Certificate of Biblical Studies (Individual modules)

  • This is optional for participants but offered on passing a written examination conducted after each module. Those seeking to take the examination must attend a briefing which will be conducted before the examination. Exam fee of $5.00 payable on the exam day.

If you are interested in taking the exam, please write to dcbs.sph@gmail.com for further details.

Course Fees

  • $10.00 per module (inclusive of study materials)
  • Modules 1A and 1B are free of charge.

2023 Calendar

2024 Calendar

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