Perth Bible College

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Coordinates: 31°52′19″S 115°45′58″E / 31.8720°S 115.7661°E / -31.8720; 115.7661

Perth Bible College
Motto Thinking Service
Established 1928
Type Christian Tertiary Education
Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Campus Karrinyup, Perth
Website pbc.wa.edu.au

Perth Bible College (PBC) (previously the Perth Bible Institute) is an Evangelical interdenominational Bible college in Perth, Western Australia. The college was established in 1928, and is a participating member of the South Pacific Association of Bible Colleges, with all PBC courses internationally recognised by evangelical and parachurch agencies. PBC is approved by the Australian federal government as a Higher Education Provider.[1]

In 2007, the college recorded a 163.6 per cent rise in commencing students.[2]

The College has played an active role in Christian controversies in Western Australia.[3]

Courses[edit]

Courses range from vocational education and training to doctoral level. Certificate and undergraduate courses are accredited through the South Pacific Association of Bible Colleges,[4] with post-graduate courses offered with Perth Bible College as a campus of Emmaus Bible College through the Sydney College of Divinity.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About PBC". Perth Bible College. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  2. ^ "More students sign up, putting magic million mark in sight". The Australian newspaper. 2007-10-10. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  3. ^ "BIBLE INSPIRATION.". The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) (Perth, WA: National Library of Australia). 31 May 1932. p. 10. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Perth Bible College course listing
  5. ^ http://www.pbc.wa.edu.au/courses/postgraduate-studies/

Further reading[edit]

  • Spice, Irene M (1993), Carment Urquhart and his vision, the Perth Bible Institute, I.M. Spice, ISBN 978-0-646-16517-2 

External links[edit]

Perth Bible College