Welcome to the Scottish Baptist College website. SBC is a friendly community of learning, fellowship and encouragement, committed both to academic achievement and preparing people for fruitful, creative and transformational ministry and mission. Whether studying for a single module or undertaking the full BD(Hons) in Theology, students engage in discipleship of mind and heart.

Feel free to explore our website to discover more about the College, student life and our courses, and contact us if you have further questions.

Why Study at SBC?


Located just 15 minutes from Glasgow and centrally in the historic town of Paisley, SBC is accessible and has everything you need right on its


You’ll also be able explore the option of taking a class offered through UWS outside of what SBC offers. This means you could tailor your


At SBC you’ll find a welcoming, diverse, and dynamic community that we hope will be supportive to you as you learn. #SBCCommunity


We specialise in applying theology teaching & preparing students for ministry and beyond. #SBCVocation

For You

As far as possible we try to be flexible to accommodate part-time learning. While at SBC you can benefit from all that UWS has to

Our Courses

study at SBC

BD of Theology with Pastoral Studies

This course offers participants an opportunity to think toughly and feel deeply about God, human community, who Jesus Christ is for us today, and how from a Christian perspective we respond in service and care for others.

graduates that study at SBC

Graduate Diploma in Pastoral Studies

The Graduate Diploma in Pastoral Studies with Work Based learning provides an integrative course of study. It combines theological learning, practical training in relevant skills and stimulus towards personal, spiritual and vocational development.

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The unique student experience we offer isn’t something we offer by ourselves – we work closely with our experienced and professional partners to give the best possible service.