Please find below a list of modules required for each level of the Equip Certificate in Theology. Every term, Equip offers one module from each level. Students wishing to take a module that is not offered by Equip in any particular term may register directly with Moore College at a higher rate registration fee.

For a detailed explanation and breakdown of each module please visit the Moore College External Studies website.


Stage 1 Preliminary Theological Certificate

1. Bible Overview/Introduction to the Bible: An overview of the entire Bible, plus helpful hints on how to understand its main themes.

2. New Testament 1: Exploring God’s purposes in sending Christ. Getting to know Jesus through Mark’s Gospel.

3. Old Testament 1: What do the first five books of the Old Testament teach about God and his purposes? What holds them together theologically?

4. Doctrine 1: Exploring the Bible’s teaching about God – how we get to know him, what he is like, what he has done for us.

5. Ephesians: A big picture with cosmic dimensions of God and his world. It shows how God wants us to live.

6. Elective: Choose one of the following units:

6.1 Promise to Fulfilment: Interpreting the Bible using a method grounded in biblical theology.

6.2 Prayer Book: An historical and theological exploration of how and why Anglicans have met together.

6.3 Christian Worship: What is the biblical meaning of worship? How will that meaning be expressed?

On successful completion of all 6 modules listed above, you will be awarded the Preliminary Theological Certificate from Equip Gospel Ministries.


Stage 2 Intermediate Theological Certificate

7. Old Testament 2: Considering the former prophets from Joshua to 2 Kings.

8. New Testament 2: Tracing how the risen and ascended Christ continues to achieve his gospel purposes through the events of the book of Acts.

9. Doctrine 2: Who is Jesus Christ? What is the nature of sin? How did Christ’s death deal with sin?

10. Romans: This study opens up the central truths of the Gospel. The book of Romans has changed many lives – some of which have changed history!

11. Elective 1: Choose one of the following units:

11.1 Early Church History: A look at the life of the church (its struggles, persecution and consolidation) through the first five centuries AD.

11.2 Reformation Church History: The Reformation was the time when the Gospel was rediscovered. Learn how Christians found the freedom Christ brings.

12. Elective 2: Choose one of the following units:

12.1 Promise to Fulfilment: See 6.1

12.2 Christian Ethics: What is the nature of ethics and morality? How do we develop a Christian ethic?

12.3 Prayer Book: See 6.2

12.4 Christian Worship: See 6.3

​​On successful completion of all 6 ​modules listed above together with the Preliminary Theological Certificate, you will be awarded the Intermediate Theological Certificate from Equip Gospel Ministries.


Stage 3 Certificate in Theology

13. Old Testament 3: This unit considers the Latter Prophets with a special focus on the book of Isaiah.

14. New Testament 3: How did Paul minister? Take a journey through Paul’s letters to find out.

15. Doctrine 3: This unit explores the nature and purpose of the church.

16. Elective 1: Choose one of the following units:

16.1 Old Testament 4: The focus of this unit is on the writings’ with a particular look at the nature of wisdom literature in the Old Testament.

16.2 Gospel and Epistles of John: How do John’s gospel and his epistles testify to the life and work of Jesus?

17. Elective 2: Choose one of the following units:

17.1 New Testament 4: An overview of the non-Pauline letters with a special focus on Hebrews and Revelation.

17.2 Historical Theology 1: This unit considers significant church leaders and their contribution to the development of doctrinal understanding from the first to the twelfth century.

18. Elective 3: Choose one of the following units:

18.1 Apologetics: How do we answer people’s questions about Christianity? This unit presents guidelines on how to develop a reasoned biblical approach.

18.2 Historical Theology 2: This unit considers significant church leaders and their contribution to the development of doctrinal understanding from the thirteenth to the twentieth century.

​On successful completion of all 6 ​modules listed above together with the Preliminary Theological Certificate and Intermediate Theological Certificate, you will be awarded the Certificate in Theology from Equip Gospel Ministries.