Certificate in Theological Overview


Course Description

Certificate in Theological Overview (CTO) is a one-year part-time study program consisted of thirty times of weekly classroom meetings over the three terms of the academic year.  The program is a survey of the various subjects of Christian systematic theology, wide in range, and basic and essential in depth, of a typical seminary theological education at the certificate level.  It is suitable for those who prefer to study introductory theology in English.

Theological education is not only for knowledge and information, but also for life development of the students.  In addition to the classroom hours, this program also has group activities as led by the instructors, so that students and teachers may build up relationships of spiritual growth.


Calendar for this Program:

Sunday evening 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

30  weekly  2.5 hour classroom meetings and group activities

Fall Term:10 meetings, October 9 – December 18, 2022 (No class: November 13)

Winter Term:10 meetings, January 8 – March 19, 2023 (No class: January 22)

Spring Term:10 meetings, April 16 – June 18, 2023 


Fall Term: Systematic Theology 1

Introduction of Theological Studies

Theology of the Bible

Theology of God


Winter Term: Systematic Theology 2





Spring Term: Systematic Theology 3



Evangelical Theology and others


Admission Requirements


Graduation Requirements

                     (Graduation Ceremony will be held on July 9, 2023)




Application Procedure

        (a).Application fee of MOP200 (non-refundable)
        (b).Two photographs of the applicant (1½ inch size)
        (c).One copy each of applicant’s identification card and education transcripts
        (d).Essay – Applicant’s personal testimony of Christian conversion (500 words)
        (e).Essay – Applicant’s reasons of application (500 words)

Note: Applicants who have taken MBI’s Certificate in Biblical Overview may not need to submit items (b), (c), and (d).


Instructor: Rev. Dr. Patrick Lau

Application Deadline: September 30, 2022