Christian Youth Work Training

Nazarene Theological College

About Nazarene Theological College

Extra Notes:

From September 2021 we plan to deliver classes from our Didsbury campus. This is dependent on Government guidance


Dene Road
M20 2GU

Alia Pike
0161 438 1926
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Did you know that students from around the world come here to learn and grow? We have up to 39 countries represented through our cohort!

Courses from Nazarene Theological College

Nazarene ~ BA (Hons) Theology (Practical Theology)

The course at NTC Manchester offers exciting and stimulating opportunities to combine real and ongoing experiential learning with academic study. The BA (Hons) in Theology (Practical Theology) is designed specifically for those who are exploring or preparing for a diverse range of Christian ministries at home or abroad. Alongside ongoing taught units that include Contexts of Mission, Reflective Practice, Spiritual Formation, Biblical Studies, Theology and Church History, a year-long placement is at the heart of this course. Embedded at the centre of the course is a placement that enables students to explore their calling, affect change, and imagine their possibilities for the future. Full-time and part-time routes are available.

Nazarene ~ BA (Hons) Theology (Youth and Community)

The practice-based BA (Hons) in Theology (Youth and Community) pathway at Nazarene Theological College equips and prepares Christian youth and community workers for employment in a range of ministries and contexts. The course recognises that it is important for Christians involved in youth and community work to be:
Theologically astute. Exploring our understanding of who God is and how this impacts upon our practice, This happens through a strong emphasis on Theological and Biblical engagement throughout the pathway.
Contextually aware. Understanding how the world is changing and how people’s thinking is shaped by the world they inhabit
Competent in practice. Acquiring the particular skills required in working with people, including listening, group work and evaluation

Nazarene ~ MA in Theology

The MA in Theology (and linked Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate in Theology) at NTC is a taught programme with a blend of seminars, essay work, and (for the MA) dissertation, all emphasising group interaction, supported by in-depth reading and reflection. The range of study pathways, some of which are taught weekly or as a block, include ‘Urban Mission’, ‘Transforming Leadership’, ‘Christian Engagement with Islam’, ‘Global Mission and Culture’, and more. The pathways are designed to challenge, resource and inspire those involved in ministry, missions, or teaching, as well as offering a robust foundation for further postgraduate research.