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.

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 for further details.

Course Fees

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

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