The Union Theological College, established by the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, provides teaching in biblical, theological, historical, pastoral and mission studies to a student body drawn from all main denominations and none.The College seeks to prepare men and women for ministry and mission in Ireland and beyond. Students range from school-leavers to the retired, with most coming from Ireland (North and South), although there are some international students. Most students are enrolled for degrees or diplomas through the Institute of Theology of Queen's University or through the Presbyterian Theological Faculty, Ireland. Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in theology, and professional Ministry courses are offered by the College. Union Theological College was formed in 1978 by the amalgamation of The Presbyterian ('Assembly's') College, Belfast and Magee Theological College, Londonderry.