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Cliff College

Theology and Ministry

UCAS Code: V611

Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

Entry requirements


A level

E,E

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32

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Theology

This full-time one-year undergraduate programme offered by Cliff College is the HE Cert Theology and Ministry. Units focus on key aspects of the Christian life: Biblical Studies, Theology, Evangelism, Mission and Ministry. Successful completion allows for progression to the HE Dip Theology and Ministry and, potentially, to the full degree (BA (Hons)).

Cliff College is an approved partner of the University of Manchester. Programmes, such as the HECert Theology and Ministry, are developed and delivered by Cliff College, and approved by and lead to an award of the University of Manchester.

Modules

The programme offers a solid foundation in theology and biblical studies, with a mixture of core and optional units including Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the New Testament, New Testament Exegesis, Christian Discipleship, and Introduction to Church History. But it also includes practical instruction and experience in mission and ministry, with units such as Introduction to Christian Leadership, Mission Placement, Spirituality and Faith, and Introduction to Preaching. For a full list of what is offered at each level, please see the programme specification on our website.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed via a variety of course work methods.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,000
per year
England
£7,000
per year
EU
£7,000
per year
International
£11,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,000
per year
Scotland
£7,000
per year
Wales
£7,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Cliff College

Department:

Mission and Ministry

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

64%
low
Theology

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Theology and religious studies

Teaching and learning

55%
Staff make the subject interesting
82%
Staff are good at explaining things
73%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
55%
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

64%
Library resources
91%
IT resources
82%
Course specific equipment and facilities
45%
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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What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Philosophy and religious studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£16k

£16k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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