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Mission and Ministry

Cliff College

UCAS Code: BAMM | Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

Entry requirements


A level

D,D,D

UCAS Tariff

72

A Levels and other Level 3 qualifications are accepted and will be considered.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Part-time | 2022

Subject

Christian studies

This innovative and inspiring programme offers a suite of four specialist pathways, taught by internationally-respected tutors, that will enhance your ministry and vocation and equip you to work in and for the church with a variety of ages and contexts. Our flexible and practice-based mode of study offers you the opportunity to take a Certificate in Higher Education over one or two years, and then go on to complete a Diploma and Degree. There is no need to leave home or the ministry you are involved in, as teaching is delivered online and in intensive teaching weeks. There is, however, lots of scope for discovering new things about what you do and why, and developing theological and spiritual confidence in God’s calling on your mission and ministry.

**Children Mission and Ministry**
This specialist pathway is for those working mainly with children up to secondary school age, in or for the church on a paid or voluntary basis. It covers: how children grow and learn and the issues they face in that process; theological understanding and principles related to children and childhood; the spirituality and faith of children; an introduction to mission to and with children; and management of self, team and leadership skills.

**Youth Mission and Ministry**
This specialist pathway is for those working with young people as they head in to and out of adolescence and young adulthood. It covers: the issues young people face both physically and culturally; theological approaches to young people and what their spirituality and faith might look like; an introduction to mission to and with young people; and management of self, team and leadership skills.

**Third Age Mission and Ministry**
This specialist pathway is for those working with, or wanting to develop a ministry among, older people. It covers: the issues of retirement, ageing and dementia, and the theological and biblical principles related to these; the nature of spirituality and faith in older people; and relevant and effective approaches to mission. It also includes management of self, team and leadership skills.

**Family Mission and Ministry**
This specialist pathway is specially designed for those working in mission and ministry amongst families. It considers what constitutes ‘family’, how families are formed, and the issues they face; the theological and biblical principles of family; an introduction to mission to and with families; spirituality and faith formation within families. It also includes management of self, team and leadership skills.

**Progression**
Moving on from the Certificate, the Diploma brings students of all the specialist pathways together to gain a better understanding of wider issues in mission and ministry; specialist delivery, learning and assessment remains a key part of the student experience. Students are supported by a personal tutor and encouraged to reflect more deeply on their ongoing practice in mission and ministry. In the final stage (degree) students explore their specialist ministry in more theological and missiological depth.

Modules

Tailored to specialist pathway taken, from Children, Youth, Third Age, Family: Study Skills, Introduction to Practical Theology and [specialism*], Introduction to Mission [specialism*], Issues Facing [specialism*], Spirituality and Faith, Applied Practice, Leadership, Team and Self. *Specialism represents the student's chosen pathway, i.e. Children, Youth, Third Age or Family.

Assessment methods

There are no examinations, all assessment is done via coursework. On average students are required to write 4000 words per 20 credits (normally 2-3 pieces of work). Assessments are designed to relate to practical aspects of the ministerial specialism and reflection on it. Full-time students are normally given at least two weeks for assessments; part-time students normally have at least a month between teaching and submission.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£3,650
per year
England
£3,650
per year
EU
£3,650
per year
International
£3,650
per year
Northern Ireland
£3,650
per year
Republic of Ireland
£3,650
per year
Scotland
£3,650
per year
Wales
£3,650
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cliff College

Department:

Mission and Ministry

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What students say


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high
Christian studies

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Theology and religious studies

Teaching and learning

100%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
100%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

86%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
83%
Course specific equipment and facilities
100%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


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