This three-year full-time undergraduate programme offered by Cliff College is the BA (Hons) Theology and Ministry. Units focus on key aspects of the Christian life: Biblical Studies, Theology, Evangelism, Mission and Ministry. After the second year of study, students wishing to gain professional experience during their degree have the opportunity to take a ‘placement year’ before returning for their final year of study. Those who choose this will graduate with a BA Theology and Ministry with Professional Experience. Cliff College is an approved partner of the University of Manchester. This programme has been developed and delivered by Cliff College, approved by and leading to an award of the University of Manchester.
The programme offers a solid foundation in theology and biblical studies. It offers a mixture of core and optional units including Biblical Theology, Theology in the Contemporary World, Introduction to the Old Testament, New Testament Exegesis and Introduction to Church History. It also includes practical instruction and experience in mission and ministry, with units such as Introduction to Christian Leadership, Mission Placement, Mission and Evangelism, and Public Theology. After the second year of study, students wishing to gain professional experience during their degree have the opportunity to take a ‘placement year’ before returning for their final year of study. Those who choose this will graduate with a BA Theology and Ministry with Professional Experience.
Various methods of assessment are employed throughout this course.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Mature student entry is available, as is 'non-standard entry' (use of other means to assess an applicant's ability to be successful on the course where no Level 3 qualifications are held). Applicants whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their English proficiency. Undergraduate students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 overall.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their English proficiency. Undergraduate students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 overall.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£7300*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7300*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7300*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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