University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Christian Ministry

At the beginning of the course students explore critically the methodological presumptions which underpin practical and public theology. This provides a grounding for theological engagement with a ministerial context. Further core modules are a practical theology project, spirituality, and ritual and liturgy. Students may then undertake advanced study in central ministerial areas such as biblical studies, ethics, pluralism and diversity, and missiology.

Course modules

Year 1: August residential: practical and public theology (core). January residential: pluralism and diversity or the bible and public theology; may residential: practical theology project (core). Year 2: August residential: liturgy and ritual in contemporary culture (core); January residential: Christian ethics in contemporary society or Christian mission in western society; may residential: spirituality (core). Year 3: all year dissertation.

Assessment methods

The modules are assessed through a variety of tasks including essays, book reviews, case studies, research project reports, and presentations. The final dissertation is 15,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

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