Graduate Diploma (Full-Time)
South West

On the Graduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission students theologically examine issues and themes relating to contemporary life and ministry, including human identity, political life, arts and culture, evil and suffering, mission and apologetics. Students also undertake modules related to biblical studies and church history, and complete an independent project.

Teaching takes place alongside students doing the final year of the BA Degree in Theology, Ministry and Mission.

Full Time Undergraduate Pathway

Year 1

  • Mission and Apologetics in Contemporary Culture
  • Christianity and Inter Faith Engagement
  • Further Reflective Practice in Context

Two of the following

  • Further New Testament Text Study in Context: Galatians
  • Further New Testament Text Study in Context: Acts
  • Further Old Testament Text Study in Context
  • A Key Christian Figure: Karl Barth

Pathway A:

  • Church History in Focus
  • Independent Learning Project (Long)

One of the following:
 

  • Christian Doctrine in Context: Political Theology
  • The Arts, Culture and Christian Ministry & Mission
  • Christian Doctrine in Context: Evil & Suffering
  • Texts & Traditions in Christian Spirituality
  • Reflective Practice in an Ecumenical Context

Pathway B

  • Dissertation in Theology, Ministry & Mission
  • Extended Project in Theology, Ministry & Mission
One of the following:
 
  • Christian Doctrine in Context: Political Theology
  • The Arts, Culture and Christian Ministry & Mission
  • Christian Doctrine in Context: Evil & Suffering
  • Texts & Traditions in Christian Spirituality
  • Church History in Focus

Frequently asked questions

When are the programmes taught?

Monday and Tuesday daytime programmes begin with breakfast at 9.00am and worship at 9.30am. Teaching starts at 10am. Lunch is provided at 1pm and afternoon sessions run from 2 – 4pm. The day finishes by 4.30pm with tea and prayer.

Tuesday evening programmes start with dinner at 6.30pm and worship at 7.15pm. Teaching starts at 7.45pm and finishes at 9.15pm.

Who teaches the programmes?

The course is mainly taught by our staff. In addition, we use several external speakers who are leading Theologians and Practitioners in their fields.

How much does it cost?

To find out more, please visit our Fees page.

Is this programme available for international students?

We're sorry but we're currently unable to offer sponsorship for international students, therefore you would need to acquire a visa for the entirety of the course before applying.

What are the entry requirements?

To view the entry requirements please click here.

How do I apply?

Click here to apply.