University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Ministry Studies

This programme explores the interaction between Christian faith and the wider spirituality of contemporary culture, with particular concern for the challenges and opportunities this offers in the context of the life and ministry of the Church, both in Scotland and internationally.

Entry requirements

Candidates must normally have an Honours degree to at least 2.1 standard in an appropriate discipline or equivalent qualifications and experience. English proficiency is required.

Course modules

Core modules: Theological research in the university; dissertation colloquium; research skills. Optional modules include: Pastoral care and counselling; the use of the Bible in theology; Bible in ministry spirituality, health and healing; the Church and secular society, justice and reconciliation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation of 20,000 words on a topic related to the degree


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MTh Full-time - 12 months
MTh Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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