Bishop Patteson Theological College

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Bishop Patteson Theological College
Former name
St Peter's Theological College
PrincipalAtkin Zaku
LocationKohimarama, Solomon Islands

Bishop Patteson Theological College (BPTC) is a theological seminary in Kohimarama, Solomon Islands. It is operated by the Anglican Church of Melanesia and is named after John Patteson, first Bishop of Melanesia. Its current name and location date from 1973; prior to this it was called St Peter's Theological College.[1]

BPTC is a member of the South Pacific Association of Theological Schools.[2] It offers Bachelor of Theology degrees. The student body is entirely Melanesian, and the languages of instruction are English and Pijin.[3]


  1. ^ "Our Story". Bishop Patteson Theological College. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Member Schools". South Pacific Association of Theological Schools. Archived from the original on 20 April 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  3. ^ Lee, Ernest W. (1996). "Solomon Islands Pijin in Education". Pacific Languages in Education. p. 193. Retrieved 28 May 2016.

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