MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission2018-07-11T16:48:24+00:00

MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission

Neil Thorogood with students

A Durham University “Common Awards” degree delivered by the Cambridge Theological Federation

The MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission provides a practical and broad-based approach to the exploration of theology and ministry in a variety of settings and contexts. Modules range from more traditional areas of study to those exploring the challenges facing churches in the 21st century. It is possible to shape the modules chosen and the assessments undertaken so that the specific interests of a student are given special emphasis.

Available as

Each module is 20 credits, which equates to 200 hours of work. The dissertation is worth 60 credits and equates to 600 hours of work.

Suitable for

The MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is suitable for those with a good theological foundation of study. This includes both full-time students and Christian leaders and practitioners who want to deepen their knowledge and experience.

Options

  • Available full-time, part-time over two years or part-time over three years

Part time options:

Months 1-6 1 or 2 modules (200-400 hours)
Months 7-12 1 or 2 modules (200-400 hours)

2 years

1st year 3 modules (600 hours)
2nd year 3 modules (600 hours)

 

3 years

1st year 2 modules (400 hours)
2nd year 2 modules (400 hours)
3rd year 2 modules (400 hours)

2 years

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
1st year 4 modules (800 hours) 5 modules (1,000 hours) 3 modules (600 hours)
2nd year 2 modules & dissertation (1,000 hours) 1 module & dissertation (800 hours) 3 modules & dissertation (1,200 hours)

 

3 years

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
1st year 2 modules (400 hours) 3 modules (600 hours) 2 modules (400 hours)
2nd year 3 modules (600 hours) 3 modules (600 hours) 2 modules (400 hours)
3rd year 1 module & dissertation (800 hours) Dissertation (600 hours) 2 modules & dissertation (1,000 hours)

 

Further Details

The normal entrance requirement for the postgraduate programmes in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a first- or good second-class honours degree in Theology, Religious Studies or a related subject. Graduates in other disciplines may also be admitted to the programme. Recent or current experience of the practice of Christian ministry is an asset.

Students for whom English is their second language should have achieved a score of 6.5 in an IELTS examination, or equivalent. Please note that TOEFL results are not accepted by Durham University.

Our degrees validated by Durham University are offered through the following three of our member institutions. Email any questions you have to the Director of Studies.

Institution Contact
Ridley Hall admissions@ridley.cam.ac.uk or layministry@ridley.cam.ac.uk
Westminster College admin@westminster.cam.ac.uk
Westcott House admissions@westcott.cam.ac.uk

 

Application forms are available from our applications page. You are advised to speak to the Director of Studies at the institution of your choice before making an application.