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Reading the Old Testament

Reading the Old Testament is an online course taken over three months, using Cliff College's online learning platform.

The Old Testament contains foundational narratives, theological perspectives and devotional practices that have shaped the Christian community since its beginning. As Scripture, the Old Testament continues to inform Christian faith and practice in the contemporary world. In this course, Reading the Old Testament, students are introduced to the literature, history and message of the Old Testament. The course provides students with tools to enable them to read the Old Testament in its context and to use it appropriately in mission and ministry today.

Reading the Old Testament is an online course, with learning elements including written content, short videos, discussion boards and online exercises. You will also be encouraged to pursue independent study, using resources provided, to reflect on your development in ministry and prepare for an assessment. For more information on this programme, contact

This course will be available from October 2023 - the start date will be confirmed closer to the time.

The course will take three months to complete and will include a day of seminars which students can attend online or on campus at Cliff College.

You can apply for this course here. This course costs £360, including access to all teaching materials and tutorial support throughout your course. For more information, please contact us on