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

Philosophy and Practice of Higher Education (ME7503) 2021-22

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: 27 September 2021 - 14 March 2022

Perspectives in Theological Education (ME7501) 2020-2021

This module aims at providing a prologue to the nature, purpose and problems of theological education both within the UK and internationally. It also critiques some contemporary and near contemporary debates and expressions of theological education in order to elucidate key ideas and practices with the explicit intention of providing a basis for the student’s critical judgment on his or her practice. In addition, it explores historical and contemporary models and theories that relate to the nature and role of the theological educator in order to foster the development of practitioners that are professional, reflective, holistic and maturing. 

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

30 credits

Running 19 April - 6 September 2021

Designing and Delivering Effective Theological Education (ME7507) 2020-21

This module aims at developing knowledge and understanding of curriculum models and theories, and of their relationship to course design and delivery methodologies, with the intention of fostering professional abilities in designing and delivering effective theological education. It also aims at providing theoretical and practical instruction for the development of creative learning-centred methodology in theological education.

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

30 credits

Running:  19 April - 6 September 2021

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