MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission
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.
- Postgraduate Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission (3 modules)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission (6 modules)
- MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission (6 modules and a dissertation)
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.
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.
- 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)|
|1st year||3 modules (600 hours)|
|2nd year||3 modules (600 hours)|
|1st year||2 modules (400 hours)|
|2nd year||2 modules (400 hours)|
|3rd year||2 modules (400 hours)|
|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)|
|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)|
The normal entry requirement for the postgraduate programmes is a 2.1 honours undegraduate degree, or graduate diploma, in Theology or a related subject. Graduates in other subjects with a 2.1 or above, and experience of study to undergraduate Certificate level (awarded with credit, distinction, or an overall mark of at least 60%) may also be considered for admission. Recent or current experience of the practice of Christian ministry is an asset. For entry to the Postgraduate Certificate, especially for mature students, prior professional experience may be taken into account.
Students for whom English is a second language should have achieved a score of 7.0 with no component under 6.5 in an IELTS examination or equivalent.
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.
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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.