This area contains the online courses for students registered for the PGCert, PGDip and MA In Theological Education.

Researching Theological Education (ME7401) - 2020-21

The aim of this course is to explore the theoretical and practical concepts, principles and approaches that underpin the process of educational research.  There is emphasis on developing both the critical skills that will facilitate students in their understanding, use and creation of research within the context of Theological Education as well as enhancing their skills to work as an independent learner. This module explicitly provides students with the opportunity to develop specific research skills required for the completion of their research project, which constitutes a major section of the module assessment.

This is a Level 7 module in the MA in Theological Education programme.

60 credits

Running 28 September 2020 - 13 December 2021

Researching Theological Education (ME7401) - 2019-20

The aim of this course is to explore the theoretical and practical concepts, principles and approaches that underpin the process of educational research.  There is emphasis on developing both the critical skills that will facilitate students in their understanding, use and creation of research within the context of Theological Education as well as enhancing their skills to work as an independent learner. This module explicitly provides students with the opportunity to develop specific research skills required for the completion of their research project, which constitutes a major section of the module assessment.

This is a Level 7 module in the MA in Theological Education programme.

60 credits

Running 7 October 2019 - 14 December 2020

Philosophy and Practice of Higher Education (ME7503) 2020-21

This module aims at providing a historical overview of higher education and at developing an understanding of the philosophy of higher education in order to critically engage with contemporary practice in theological education.  It also aims at critically examining the theories, tasks and practices of teaching and learning in higher education with a view to develop best practice.

This is a Level 7 module in the PGDip, MA in Theological Education programme.

30 credits

Running: 28 September 2020 - 22 March 2021

Leadership and Management in Theological Education (ME7505) 2020-21

This module aims at consolidating critical knowledge and understanding of leadership, management and administration in a variety of contexts and foster professional abilities that cohere with the ethos of theological education. In addition it aims to provide an overview of the purposes and practices of quality assurance management.  

This is a Level 7 module in the PGCert, PGDip, MA in Theological Education 

30 credits

Running Autumn-Winter semester 2020-21 (28 September 2020 - 22 March 2021)