Student Fee for Programme, Credit, Self-Paced Learning (SPL) Students (SF-PCS)
Students registering for any Programme, Credit course or SPL course, are required to pay a Student Fee–PCS of $200 per annum. This fee which includes ERF* is payable from July 1st every academic year.
* See Educational Resource Fee (ERF)
Student Fee for Audit Students (SF-A)
Students registering for any Audit course are required to pay a Student Fee–A of $50 per annum. This fee is payable from July 1st every academic year.
Programme Application Fee (PAF)
A one-time Programme Application Fee of $50 is payable alongside any programme application. This fee is applicable to programme students only.
Graduation Fee (GF)
A one-time Graduation Fee of $150 is applicable to Diploma and Master graduands only. This fee covers costs for academic transcripts and related documents, graduation gown rental and administrative charges. The Graduation Fee for Certificate graduands is $50.
Leave of Absence
If you require a leave of absence, possibly due to:
a) Work re-location or significant workload issue;
b) Unforeseen family commitments; or
c) Health issues, e.g., surgery, illnesses
You can write to BGST for a Leave of Absence from your study for up to a period of six (6) months. This would be subject to case-by-case review and approval.
Educational Resources Fee (ERF)
The Educational Resource Fee of $150 is an annual subscription access to:
a) Digital Theological Library (DTL) – access to 600K digital books, 60 million articles
b) Overdrive Digital Library (ODL) – access to around 600 e-books and a few audiobooks
c) Print Library at BGST (PLB)
This fee is payable from July 1st every academic year.
Print Library Fee (PLF)
This physical library access fee of $50 per annum, is for non-students, BGST alumni, and patrons, who wish to access to the range of physical library books collection at BGST.
Programme Upgrade Fee (UF)
If you are a Certificate student who is upgrading to a Graduate Diploma; or a Graduate Diploma student upgrading to a Masters; or a MA(TIS) student upgrading to a M(Div), a Programme Upgrade Fee of $50 is payable.
Registration acceptance will be subject to the potential new programme student meeting the pre-requisites of the desired upgrade programme.
Course Reinstatement Fee (CRF)
The Course Reinstatement Fee is the difference in fees between a course taken for Audit and a course taken for Credit, at the time of application for course reinstatement. For example...
The fee for a 3-credit course is $450 taken for Credit and $240 taken for Audit. In this case, the CRF is $210. For a 1.5-credit course, the CRF is $105.
A student who wishes to be re-admitted into a core course for the sole purpose of submitting their coursework or assignments for grading can apply for course reinstatement. It is applicable only for students who have previously taken a core course on credit which remains un-graded due to non- or incomplete submission of course assignments by the respective assignment deadline(s) given.
Under the course reinstatement, you are only allowed to do the tests previously not done and/or submit assignments previously not handed in for grading. Please note that the maximum grade for any course that has been reinstated is B+.
Late Charge Fee (LCF)
Any credit course or audit course student who submit their registration, three (3) days or less, prior to the start date of their course, or on the course start date itself, will be required to pay an administrative Late Charge Fee of $50. Please refer to Course Schedule for the start dates of courses.