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Foundations: Evangelism and Christian Mission

Foundations: Evangelism and Christian Mission is an online unit taken over 15 weeks, using Cliff College's online learning platform.

Evangelism Christian mission

From the beginning, Christians have recognised a calling to share the good news about Jesus with others. The first Christians were sent (‘apostles’) to the world, and through the centuries, the Christian faith has spread through practices of mission and evangelism. In this unit, Foundations: Evangelism and Christian Mission, students will be introduced to the theological understanding of the Missio Dei – the mission of God – as well as to various forms and models of evangelism through history.

This unit is taught in ten sessions over ten weeks, with a further five weeks to prepare and submit your assessment. More detail of the unit structure is available under 'Dates and cost'.

This unit can be taken by itself, but can also be taken as part of the Foundations for Mission and Ministry programme. The Foundations programme is made up of this and five other units taken over two years. For more information on this programme, contact

This unit will be available from April 2025 and is taught in ten sessions over ten weeks, with a further five weeks to prepare and submit your assessment. The first and last sessions are live seminars which you will need to attend either online or onsite at Cliff College; the dates for these sessions will be available in early 2025.

The other eight sessions are designed for independent study and are made up of video content, reading, written tasks and other creative activities to help consolidate your learning. These can be done at any time in the week that suits you. We recommend that you allow two hours of learning for each session, plus time for reading and assessment preparation.

Throughout the unit you will have opportunities through scheduled online meetings to check in with Cliff College staff, discuss your learning and experience of the unit, seek guidance on assessments and ask any questions you have.

You can apply for this unit here. This unit costs £360, including access to all teaching materials and tutorial support throughout your learning. This does not cover the cost of any meals or accommodation if you choose to attend the lecture day at Cliff College rather than attending online.

Applications for this unit will open in June 2024. If you have any questions about the unit or would like to be informed when applications open, please contact

Entry requirements

A Level 3 qualification (such as an A Level) or equivalent.

It is recognised that standard procedures for assessing applications may not always provide an accurate understanding of an applicant's suitability. In such cases where a Level 3 qualification is not held, qualification it is still possible to apply, and these applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, in line with our non-standard entry process.

English language proficiency

Applicants whose first language is not English shall have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent in an equivalent recognised test. This must have been achieved no longer than two years before the date of enrolment on the unit.