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MA in Mission (Evangelism)

MA, Diploma and Certificate (Full or part time)

The programme in Mission and Evangelism is for people who want to think seriously and deeply about the practice of mission and evangelism in our contemporary culture through biblical, historical and theological studies. It is designed for lay or ordained persons, from all traditions, who are interested in the ministry of Christian evangelism and the missionary shape of the Church. The aim of the course is to equip persons for the intellectual and practical challenges of mission and evangelism facing the Church today through the discipline of postgraduate level study and personal research. There are four main units of study which cover a range of themes.

MA and Diploma students on this programme must take units 1 and 2.

They can choose their other units from the rest of this programme and across the syllabus.

  • Best Practices in Mission and Evangelism practices of evangelistic ministry; practices of church growth; managing mission and world perspectives on mission.

  • Evangelism, Conversion and the Kingdom main themes include the theology of conversion; the theology of evangelism; communicating the gospel and Christian apologetics in a postmodern context, discipline of missiology, the history of mission and evangelism and contemporary missionary movements.

Each unit is assessed by a 6,000 - 7000 word assignment.

This programme can be undertaken either full time or part time at a number of different levels:

  1. Postgraduate Certificate in Mission (Evangelism): a one-year part-time course incorporating two units of study
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Mission (Evangelism): a one-year full-time or two-year part-time course incorporating EITHER four units of study or THREE units plus a diploma level dissertation of 6,ooo words
  3. MA in Mission (Evangelism): a one-year full-time or a two-year part-time course incorporating four units and a Masters level dissertation of 1215,000 words.

For part-time students, there is one residential week in a year (early September) with Mission and Evangelism 1 & 3 being offered in alternating years. It is expected that part-time students will work on average 12 hours a week for 30 weeks in each year, in addition to researching a dissertation, if required. Full-time students will complete all the units relevant to their course in a year (up to four for MA level), and have until the following March to submit a dissertation, if required.

If you are looking for a course that will go wide in its grasp of the subject, deep into some key themes, and will prepare you for the challenges of our day, then this is the course for you!

For more information about any of the postgraduate courses we offer please contact us by phone (01246 584216) or click here to email

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