FULL TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDY
The final year (Level 6) of the BA (Hons) in Theology is a 120-credit course of study. Entry is normally through the completion of the second year and so this third year represents a further year of full-time study (or its equivalent).
Dissertation – 20 credits
Biblical Theology – 20 credits
Narrative Readings of Women in the Bible – 10 credits
Approaches to Sanctification – 10 credits
Hebrew Textual Exegesis – 10 credits
Mission and Religious Plurality – 10 credits
Public Theology – 20 credits
Wisdom Literature and the Psalms – 20 credits
Mission and Ministry: Becoming Christian – 20 credits
Mission Placement – 20 credits
Independent Study Unit – 20 credits
Cliff College reserve the right to offer alternative options to those listed here, according to availability.
The Programme includes an opportunity for a mission placement which is negotiated between the College and the student and should relate to the student’s particular interests or career expectations in Christian Ministry. Time is provided for journaling of these placement experiences, which requires the student to demonstrate a mature reflective approach to Christian Ministry in generality and in specifics.
Students write a dissertation of 8,000 words on a subject relating to their particular interests or career expectations (and hence to their placements). Dissertation subjects are agreed by negotiation with staff.
Taught units are largely assessed by production of written work comprising 6,000 words per unit. In some units, other forms of assessment are used (e.g. mock radio interview in Public Theology). In some units, an end of year examination forms part of the assessment. Marking is done anonymously for taught units.