If you are interested in being a Christian youth worker, then the BA (Hons) Theology and Youth Ministry could be ideal for you. It aims to combine an excellent grounding in Christian theology alongside reflection on the latest ideas, issues and challenges in youth ministry thinking and practice. The programme is run by dedicated Youth Ministry Tutors and also provides an opportunity to learn from some leading figures in Christian youth work in the UK today. In addition students have the chance to learn alongside those training for other forms of Christian ministry. It will prepare you spiritually, practically and theologically for the challenges of ministry among young people today.
The BA in Theology and Youth Ministry combines a broad grounding in theology from our academic staff alongside input from specialist tutors on a wide variety of practical and emerging aspects of Christian ministry amongst young people in Britain. Our theological teaching deepens and develops through the programme. In this way, we seek to equip students from a variety of learning backgrounds to be confident Christian theologians working effectively with young people in a wide variety of contexts and sectors.
Students divide their time between academic study and practical youth work in a local placement context. For information about placements click here.
Studying this degree at St Mellitus College offers students theology and training at the heart of the local church; excellence in academic theological teaching; practical youth ministry training with a focus on issues of theology and practice in contextual youth ministry; and exposure to fellow students from a wide range of backgrounds and contexts.
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