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Postgraduate Diploma

The PGDip in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a 120 credit award for Church of England Ordinands sponsored for two years’ study who have either a Certificate in theology or equivalent, and a 2:1 degree in any subject or a 2:1 degree in theology.   The academic award is validated by Durham University, through the Common Awards framework.

The pathway has been formulated with ministerial formation in mind; it includes both accredited and unaccredited elements.

This is our 2019/20 programme; our revised 2020/21 Curriculum is being finalised following a comprehensive review and will be announced shortly.


Year One:

Term 1: Advanced Study of a Christian Figure
Introduction to Christian Worship
Term 2: Mission and Ecclesiology in a Contemporary Context
Residentials: Spirituality
Pastoral Practice on Baptism
Pastoral Practice on Funerals
Term 3 & Summer School: Research and Reflection:  Resources and Methods
Pastoral Care

Year Two:

Term 1: The Bible and Christian Faith
Term 2: Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations
Leadership and Theology for Ministry and Mission
Residentials & Easter School: Preparing for Ordination
Pastoral Practice on Marriage

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