Higher Education Certificate Theology, Mission and Ministry
The Certificate is validated and awarded by Durham University under the Common Awards Scheme. It aims to equip Christian disciples and ministers to develop as competent and faithful reflective practitioners and enables students to acquire competence in a range of subject areas at higher education level 4.
Running over two years, the programme is delivered via termly 20 credit modules, each comprising up to 12 taught sessions.
Students wishing to gain the Certificate must complete 120 credits. Successful completion of the Certificate enables students to continue to the Diploma Programme, which offers further opportunities to explore subjects in more depth and also introduces new topics.
THE MODULES OFFERED ARE:
Year A Introduction to the New Testament Christian Faith in History Foundations of Christian Worship
Year B Introduction to the Old Testament Pastoral Care and Ethics Mission and Evangelism
For those studying for credit each module includes written assessment, which can take a variety of forms (for example, essays, personal reflections, case studies) depending upon the specific module content, however, there are no written examinations.
This course is accessible to a wide variety of people from those with no formal academic qualifications to post graduates.
For students currently active in a recognised ministry in the Diocese, or in discernment for a recognised ministry the fees are £200 per year, which includes up to 3 modules. For more information contact Lynn Comer by email here.
For independent students the costs are as follows: £80 per module for teaching only £300 per module fully accredited
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