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Cliff College

About Cliff College

Address:

Calver
Hope Valley
Nr Sheffield
S32 3XG

Contact:
Academic Registrar: Allison Cooper (01246 584202)
Phone:
01246 584200
Email:
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Web:
http://www.cliffcollege.ac.uk/
Trivia/USP:

‘Cliff College provides education and training with a particular focus on mission and evangelism. The College’s defining characteristic has always been training in mission and evangelism and we consider ourselves to be at the cutting edge of contemporary missional thinking. Our motto ‘Christ for all – all for Christ’ sums this up. We want to train people from all walks of life to be better Christians, better evangelists and better disciples of Jesus. In addition Cliff College is the only Bible College within a national park – but is only fifteen minutes away from Sheffield

Courses from Cliff College

Cliff College ~ BA (Hons) Mission and Ministry

Cliff College offers the opportunity for students to study practical theology relating to their specialist area of mission and ministry (children, youth, third age, creative arts, sports, or family) on a full or part time basis. The degree programme is validated by the University of Manchester and covers: mission, practical theology, spirituality and faith, and professional development.

Cliff College ~ BA (Hons) Theology

Cliff College is an approved partner of The University of Manchester, delivering this programme developed by Cliff College, approved by and leading to an award of the University of Manchester. Units focus on key aspects of the Christian life: Biblical Studies, Theology, Evangelism, Mission and Ministry.

Cliff College ~ CertHE in Mission and Ministry (Children)

This course is for those working mainly with children up to secondary school age, in or for the church on a paid or voluntary basis. It covers: how children grow and learn and the issues they face in that process; theological understanding and principles related to children and childhood; the spirituality and faith of children; an introduction to mission to and with children; and management of self, team and leadership skills. Students who pass their Certificate qualification, will be eligible to progress to Diploma stage. Students who pass their Diploma qualification, will be eligible to progress to Degree stage.

Cliff College ~ CertHE in Mission and Ministry (Family)

This course is specially designed for those working in mission and ministry amongst families. It considers what constitutes ‘family’, how families are formed, and the issues they face; the theological and biblical principles of family; an introduction to mission to and with families; spirituality and faith formation within families. It also includes management of self, team and leadership skills. Students who pass their Certificate qualification, will be eligible to progress to Diploma stage. Students who pass their Diploma qualification, will be eligible to progress to Degree stage.

Cliff College ~ CertHE in Mission and Ministry (Youth)

This course is for those working with young people as they head in to and out of adolescence and young adulthood. It covers: the issues young people face both physically and culturally; theological approaches to young people and what their spirituality and faith might look like; an introduction to mission to and with young people; and management of self, team and leadership skills. Students who pass their Certificate qualification, will be eligible to progress to Diploma stage. Students who pass their Diploma qualification, will be eligible to progress to Degree stage.

Cliff College ~ Certificate in Children’s Ministry

A week long course based at Cliff College focussed on volunteers working with children, or those wanting to explore children’s ministry.

Cliff College ~ Certificate in Family Ministry

A week long course based at Cliff College focussed on volunteers working amongst families, or those wanting to explore Family ministry. Delivered in partnership with the Methodist Church.

Cliff College ~ MA in Mission (Children and Youth)

Taught by a range of both practitioner and academic experts in the field, this course investigates the biblical/theological foundations and contemporary sociological implications of children’s and youth mission, particularly in relation to the theory and practice of children and youth ministries within the Church.

Cliff College ~ MPhil / PhD in Missiology

This is a standard PhD programme in which students may engage in research into any number of areas, including those relating to any aspect of ministry among children and young people. This is an opportunity to delve deeply into important aspects of ministry, and to provide a significant resource for others with similar concerns and commitments.

PhD in Missiology

This is a professional doctorate, meaning that it is a full PhD, but with a focus on empirical research that will serve to enhance the practice of ministry and mission. Students produce a portfolio of work, including a shorter thesis, in distinction to the single, longer thesis in the standard PhD programme. This is an opportunity to delve deeply into important aspects of ministry, including research among churches and other Christian groups, and to provide a significant resource for others with similar concerns and commitments.