Training with qualifications: Higher Education (Levels 4 - 7)
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.
from Cliff College
The BA (Hons) in Theology, Ministry and Mission on the CMS Pioneer Mission Leadership Training prorgramme can be completed as a full degree (part-time); or a Certificate of Higher Education (six modules completed over one – two years); or the Diploma in Higher Education (12 modules over two (or three) years);
Some modules include practical weekends where you will visit different mission contexts and learn from them.
The certificate is accredited by Durham University through a partnership with Ripon College Cuddesdon.
There are three ways of completing the programme, each of which create a series of modules relevant for pioneer ministry, pioneer youth ministry or pioneer children and family work.
We are excited to announce a new route through our MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission. It focuses on the African Christian Diaspora, and is fully accessible online. Led by African scholars, students will study Africa as a creative and vibrant centre of Christianity and site of theology for the 21st century. We will explore such subjects as African religion, African Pentecostalism and African theology in addition to other timely themes for mission such as race, colonialism and migration. This award will help both African and all interested students to understand God’s work in Africa as well as among Africans in Britain and the world. Apply now for the course which starts in September 2021
Our Seminary course is a rounded theological and ministry training curriculum that has been specifically tailored for those involved in Children’s and Youth ministry. It aims to give you a good understanding of key biblical and theological concepts, and their pastoral and missional implications, with a particular application to help you reach and support families, youth and children with the transforming truth of the gospel in all of life. Children’s and Youth ministry track will follow a similar pattern of modules as that of the main Crosslands Seminary programme. Every module will include exercises, assignment choices, and tutorials that have been specifically designed for those involved in working with Children and Young People. CYM students will be tutored through the programme by CYM specialists.
from Crosslands Seminary
The flexible suite of Practical Theology courses are designed to equip students through a range of practice, theology and ministry modules where learning in context is an essential element to student development. Full time students attend college at our new teaching centre in Leicester two days per fortnight and spend the rest of the time in relevant practice agency. The usual pattern is three years full time or up to six years part time.
Specialist pathways include Youth and Community Work (JNC), Children and Family Work, Chaplaincy and Contextual Ministry which allows for a range of other community based ministries. New for 2020 is the possibility of living and serving as part of the Community of the Tree of Life in Leicester as your learning context. We can help you find a suitable practice agency or explore the possibility with you of using your current context as part of your specialist pathway.