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Our courses are accredited as part of Common Awards, and students will therefore be on a validated and nationally recognised programme of study. You do not need to have previous academic qualifications and grades but a desire to learn.

Foundation Award in Theology, Ministry and Mission

Mode of study:Part-time
Duration:1 year
Location:Church House, North Shields Cuthbert House, Durham (Students choose which location they attend)
Course Summary
Optional modules totalling 60 credits from: TMM 1031 Introduction to the Bible (20 credits) TMM 1131 Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History (20 credits) TMM 1211 Foundations for Theology and Reflective Practice (20 credits) TMM 1287 Independent Learning Project (10 credits) TMM1301 Foundations for Ministry and Mission in Context (20 credits) TMM 1347 Introduction to Preaching (10 credits) TMM 1417 Introduction to Pastoral Care (10 credits) TMM 1521 Spirituality and Discipleship (20 credits) TMM 1537 Introduction to Worship (10 credits)  Current modules are indicative. Information for future academic years may change, for example, due to developments in the relevant academic field, or in light of student feedback.
Learning and Teaching
Weekly seminars: 2.5 hours Day and time: Mondays, 7.00-9.30pm at Church House, North Shields or Wednesdays, 7.00-9.30pm at Cuthbert House, Durham May include some seminars on selected Saturdays
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Standard Entry Requirements The standard entry requirements are 2 A-Levels, or equivalent (grade E or above).   Non-standard Entry Lindisfarne is committed to taking non-traditional applicants onto its programmes and encourages applications from anyone who considers this to be the right course for them.  Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements (specified above) should have GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths (grade C or above).  In addition they will be asked to write a short (500 word) book review prior to a place being offered.  This will enable the Lindisfarne staff to assess whether prospective students are seeking to engage with theological study at the right level.   Additional Expectations for Admission to the Programme The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is made available through the financial generosity of the Church of England both nationally and regionally.  This is the reason why we are able to offer this programme to independent students at a significantly subsidised rate. The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a ‘closed’ programme; that is, a programme designed for a particular purpose to which others may be admitted by discretion.  Applicants, regardless of previous education, experience or engagement in the life of a Church have no automatic right of admission. Non-ministerial applicants will engage in modules alongside candidates for ministry, including some placement work.  Places will be offered to those applicants whom Lindisfarne regards as having the ability to relate to and work appropriately with a wide range of people, and whom it considers suitable to represent it in the wider sphere of placement contexts.  Those accepted will also be in good standing with a local church – whether Anglican or of another tradition recognised by the World Council of Churches. References in support of non-ministerial applicants will be taken up prior to admission to the programme, and students will be required to undertake a self-funded assessment with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to commencing the programme.
Fees
2018/19 academic year: £400 Annual registration fee £1,200 Module Fees £150 if taking module TMM 1521 Spirituality and Discipleship. £15 DBS check Total: £1,765 (£1,615 if not taking module TMM 1521) The tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year have not yet been finalised, they will be displayed here once they are available. Fees are subject to review and change in-line with inflation. Flexible payment plan options are available.

Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission

Mode of study:Full-time or part-time
Duration:1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Location:Church House, North Shields Cuthbert House, Durham (Students choose which location they attend)
Course Summary
6 compulsory modules: TMM 1031 Introduction to the Bible TMM 1131 Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History TMM 1211 Foundations for Theology and Reflective Practice TMM1301 Foundations for Ministry and Mission in Context TMM 1521 Spirituality and Discipleship TMM 1537 Introduction to Worship 1 optional module from: TMM 1287 Independent Learning Project TMM 1347 Introduction to Preaching  Current modules are indicative. Information for future academic years may change, for example, due to developments in the relevant academic field, or in light of student feedback.
  • TMM1211 Foundations for Theology and Reflective Practice (20 credits)
  • TMM1287 Independent Learning Project (10 credits)
  • TMM 1291 Independent Learning Project (20 credits)
  • TMM1347 Introduction to Preaching (10 credits)
  • TMM1537 Introduction to Worship (10 credits)
The above list of modules is indicative of what we offer. Information for future academic years may change, for example, due to developments in the relevant academic field, or in light of student feedback.
Learning and Teaching
Weekly seminars: 2.5 hours Day and time: Mondays, 7.00-9.30pm at Church House, North Shields or Wednesdays, 7.00-9.30pm at Cuthbert House, Durham May include some seminars on selected Saturdays
Apply
Standard Entry Requirements The standard entry requirements are 2 A-Levels, or equivalent (grade E or above).  Upon satisfactory completion of the Certificate students may progress to the Diploma; upon satisfactory completion of the Diploma students may progress to the BA.   Non-standard Entry Lindisfarne is committed to taking non-traditional applicants onto its programmes and encourages applications from anyone who considers this to be the right course for them.  Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements (specified above) should have GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths (grade C or above).  In addition they will be asked to write a short (500 word) book review prior to a place being offered.  This will enable the Lindisfarne staff to assess whether prospective students are seeking to engage with theological study at the right level.   Additional Expectations for Admission to the Programme The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is made available through the financial generosity of the Church of England both nationally and regionally.  This is the reason why we are able to offer this programme to independent students at a significantly subsidised rate. The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a ‘closed’ programme; that is, a programme designed for a particular purpose to which others may be admitted by discretion.  Applicants, regardless of previous education, experience or engagement in the life of a Church have no automatic right of admission. Non-ministerial applicants will engage in modules alongside candidates for ministry, including some placement work.  Places will be offered to those applicants whom Lindisfarne regards as having the ability to relate to and work appropriately with a wide range of people, and whom it considers suitable to represent it in the wider sphere of placement contexts.  Those accepted will also be in good standing with a local church – whether Anglican or of another tradition recognised by the World Council of Churches. References in support of non-ministerial applicants will be taken up prior to admission to the programme, and students will be required to undertake a self-funded assessment with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to commencing the programme.
Fees
2018/19 academic year (full-time): £400 Annual registration fee £4,950 Module Fees £15 DBS check Total: £5,365   2018/19 academic year (part-time) This is a guide as fees depend on the number of credits undertaken in a year Based on 60 credits during the year: £400 Annual registration fee £1,200 Module Fees £15 DBS check Total: £1,615 The tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year have not yet been finalised, they will be displayed here once they are available. Fees are subject to review and change in-line with inflation. Flexible payment plan options are available.

Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission

Mode of study:Full-time or part-time
Duration:2 years full-time or 3 years part-time
Location:Church House, North Shields Cuthbert House, Durham (Students choose which location they attend)
Course Summary
At Level 1 (Common Awards Level 4) 6 compulsory modules: TMM1031 Introduction to the Bible TMM1131 Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History TMM1211 Foundations for Theology and Reflective Practice TMM1301 Foundations for Ministry and Mission in Context TMM1521 Spirituality and Discipleship TMM1537 Introduction to Worship 1 optional module from: TMM1287 Independent Learning Project TMM1347 Introduction to Preaching   At Level 2 (Common Awards Level 5) TMM2051 New Testament Studies TMM2371 Denominational History and Principles TMM2061 Old Testament Studies TMM2121 Topics in Christian Doctrine TMM1167 Introduction to Christian Ethics TMM2211 Leadership & Theology for Ministry & Mission TMM2301 Independent Learning Project Current modules are indicative. Information for future academic years may change, for example, due to developments in the relevant academic field, or in light of student feedback.
Learning and Teaching
Weekly seminars: 2.5 hours Day and time: Mondays, 7.00-9.30pm at Church House, North Shields or Wednesdays, 7.00-9.30pm at Cuthbert House, Durham May include some seminars on selected Saturdays
Apply
Standard Entry Requirements Lindisfarne admits all independent students initially to the Foundation or Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission.  The standard entry requirements are 2 A-Levels, or equivalent (grade E or above).  Upon satisfactory completion of the Certificate students may progress to the Diploma; upon satisfactory completion of the Diploma students may progress to the BA.   Non-standard Entry Lindisfarne is committed to taking non-traditional applicants onto its programmes and encourages applications from anyone who considers this to be the right course for them.  Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements (specified above) should have GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths (grade C or above).  In addition they will be asked to write a short (500 word) book review prior to a place being offered.  This will enable the Lindisfarne staff to assess whether prospective students are seeking to engage with theological study at the right level.  Such students may be admitted to the Certificate in the first instance.   Additional Expectations for Admission to the Programme The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is made available through the financial generosity of the Church of England both nationally and regionally.  This is the reason why we are able to offer this programme to independent students at a significantly subsidised rate. The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a ‘closed’ programme; that is, a programme designed for a particular purpose to which others may be admitted by discretion.  Applicants, regardless of previous education, experience or engagement in the life of a Church have no automatic right of admission. Non-ministerial applicants will engage in modules alongside candidates for ministry, including some placement work.  Places will be offered to those applicants whom Lindisfarne regards as having the ability to relate to and work appropriately with a wide range of people, and whom it considers suitable to represent it in the wider sphere of placement contexts.  Those accepted will also be in good standing with a local church – whether Anglican or of another tradition recognised by the World Council of Churches. References in support of non-ministerial applicants will be taken up prior to admission to the programme, and students will be required to undertake a self-funded assessment with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to commencing the programme.
Fees
2018/19 academic year (full-time): £400 Annual registration fee £4,950 Module Fees Total: £5,365   2018/19 academic year (part-time): This is a guide as fees depend on the number of credits undertaken in a year Based on 80 credits during the year: £400 Annual registration fee £1,600 Module Fees Total: £2,000 The tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year have not yet been finalised, they will be displayed here once they are available. Fees are subject to review and change in-line with inflation. Flexible payment plan options are available.

BA (Hons) Theology, Ministry and Mission

Mode of study:Full-time or part-time
Duration:3 years full-time or 5 years part-time
Location:For Level 1 (Common Awards Level 4) and Level 2 (Common Awards Level 5) modules: Church House, North Shields Cuthbert House, Durham (Students choose which location they attend) For Level 3 (Common Awards Level 6) modules: Church House, North Shields
Course Summary
At Level 1 (Common Awards Level 4) 6 compulsory modules: TMM1031 Introduction to the Bible TMM1131 Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History TMM1211 Foundations for Theology and Reflective Practice TMM1301 Foundations for Ministry and Mission in Context TMM1521 Spirituality and Discipleship TMM1537 Introduction to Worship 1 optional module from: TMM1287 Independent Learning Project TMM1347 Introduction to Preaching   At Level 2 (Common Awards Level 5) 7 compulsory modules: TMM2051 New Testament Studies TMM2371 Denominational History and Principles TMM2087 Old Testament Text Study in Context TMM2121 Topics in Christian Doctrine TMM1167 Introduction to Christian Ethics TMM2211 Leadership & Theology for Ministry & Mission TMM2301 Independent Learning Project   At Level 3 (Common Awards Level 6) 6 compulsory modules: TMM3031 Further New Testament Studies TMM3057 Further Old Testament Text Study in Context TMM3121 Methods in Modern Theology TMM3217 Environmental Theology TMM3362 Dissertation TMM3431 Mission and Apologetics in Contemporary Culture Current modules are indicative. Information for future academic years may change, for example, due to developments in the relevant academic field, or in light of student feedback.
Learning and Teaching
Weekly seminars: 2.5 hours Day and time: For Level 1 (Common Awards Level 4) and Level 2 (Common Awards Level 5) modules: Mondays, 7.00-9.30pm at Church House, North Shields or Wednesdays, 7.00-9.30pm at Cuthbert House, Durham May include some seminars on selected Saturdays For Level 3 (Common Awards Level 6) modules: Thursdays, 6.30-9.00pm at Church House, North Shields
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Standard Entry Requirements Lindisfarne admits all independent students initially to the Foundation or Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission.  The standard entry requirements are 2 A-Levels, or equivalent (grade E or above).  Upon satisfactory completion of the Certificate students may progress to the Diploma; upon satisfactory completion of the Diploma students may progress to the BA.   Non-standard Entry Lindisfarne is committed to taking non-traditional applicants onto its programmes and encourages applications from anyone who considers this to be the right course for them.  Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements (specified above) should have GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths (grade C or above).  In addition they will be asked to write a short (500 word) book review prior to a place being offered.  This will enable the Lindisfarne staff to assess whether prospective students are seeking to engage with theological study at the right level.  Such students may be admitted to the Certificate in the first instance.   Additional Expectations for Admission to the Programme The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is made available through the financial generosity of the Church of England both nationally and regionally.  This is the reason why we are able to offer this programme to independent students at a significantly subsidised rate. The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a ‘closed’ programme; that is, a programme designed for a particular purpose to which others may be admitted by discretion.  Applicants, regardless of previous education, experience or engagement in the life of a Church have no automatic right of admission. Non-ministerial applicants will engage in modules alongside candidates for ministry, including some placement work.  Places will be offered to those applicants whom Lindisfarne regards as having the ability to relate to and work appropriately with a wide range of people, and whom it considers suitable to represent it in the wider sphere of placement contexts.  Those accepted will also be in good standing with a local church – whether Anglican or of another tradition recognised by the World Council of Churches. References in support of non-ministerial applicants will be taken up prior to admission to the programme, and students will be required to undertake a self-funded assessment with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to commencing the programme.
Fees
2018/19 academic year (full-time): £400 Annual registration fee £4,950 Module Fees Total: £5,350 2018/19 academic year (part-time): This is a guide as fees depend on the number of credits undertaken in a year. The normal pathway for the part-time BA is 40 taught credits in the first year of Level 6 study, and 40 taught credits plus the 40 credit dissertation in the second year of Level 6 study (final year of the degree). Based on 40 credits during the year: £400 Annual registration fee £800 Module Fees (this would rise to £1,600 if taking 80 credits the following year) Total: £1,200 The tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year have not yet been finalised, they will be displayed here once they are available. Fees are subject to review and change in-line with inflation. Flexible payment plan options are available.

Graduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission

Mode of study:Full-time or part-time
Duration:1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Location:Church House, North Shields
Course Summary
6 compulsory modules: TMM3031 Further New Testament Studies TMM3057 Further Old Testament Text Study in Context TMM3121 Methods in Modern Theology TMM3217 Environmental Theology TMM3362 Dissertation TMM3431 Mission and Apologetics in Contemporary Culture  Current modules are indicative. Information for future academic years may change, for example, due to developments in the relevant academic field, or in light of student feedback.
Learning and Teaching
Thursdays, 6.30-9.00pm at Church House, North Shields
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Standard Entry Requirements The standard entry requirement for direct entry onto the Graduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a Diploma level qualification in Theology or Religious Studies.   Additional Expectations for Admission to the Programme The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is made available through the financial generosity of the Church of England both nationally and regionally.  This is the reason why we are able to offer this programme to independent students at a significantly subsidised rate. The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a ‘closed’ programme; that is, a programme designed for a particular purpose to which others may be admitted by discretion.  Applicants, regardless of previous education, experience or engagement in the life of a Church have no automatic right of admission. Non-ministerial applicants will engage in modules alongside candidates for ministry, including some placement work.  Places will be offered to those applicants whom Lindisfarne regards as having the ability to relate to and work appropriately with a wide range of people, and whom it considers suitable to represent it in the wider sphere of placement contexts.  Those accepted will also be in good standing with a local church – whether Anglican or of another tradition recognised by the World Council of Churches. References in support of non-ministerial applicants will be taken up prior to admission to the programme, and students will be required to undertake a self-funded assessment with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to commencing the programme.
Fees
2018/19 academic year (full-time): £400 Annual registration fee £4,950 Module Fees £15 DBS check Total: £5,365   2018/19 academic year (part-time, assuming 40 credits during year): This is a guide as fees depend on the number of credits undertaken in a year. The normal pathway for the part-time BA is 40 taught credits in the first year of Level 6 study, and 40 taught credits plus the 40 credit dissertation in the second year of Level 6 study (final year of the degree). Based on 40 credits during the year: £400 Annual registration fee £800 Module Fees (this would rise to £1,600 if taking 80 credits the following year) £15 DBS check Total: £1,215 The tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year have not yet been finalised, they will be displayed here once they are available. Fees are subject to review and change in-line with inflation. Flexible payment plan options are available.

MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission (coming soon)

Mode of study:Full-time or part-time
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Standard Entry Requirements The standard entry requirement for direct entry onto the MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a BA level qualification in Theology or Religious Studies at 2:1 level.   Additional Expectations for Admission to the Programme The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is made available through the financial generosity of the Church of England both nationally and regionally.  This is the reason why we are able to offer this programme to independent students at a significantly subsidised rate. The BA in Theology, Ministry and Mission is a ‘closed’ programme; that is, a programme designed for a particular purpose to which others may be admitted by discretion.  Applicants, regardless of previous education, experience or engagement in the life of a Church have no automatic right of admission. Non-ministerial applicants will engage in modules alongside candidates for ministry, including some placement work.  Places will be offered to those applicants whom Lindisfarne regards as having the ability to relate to and work appropriately with a wide range of people, and whom it considers suitable to represent it in the wider sphere of placement contexts.  Those accepted will also be in good standing with a local church – whether Anglican or of another tradition recognised by the World Council of Churches. References in support of non-ministerial applicants will be taken up prior to admission to the programme, and students will be required to undertake a self-funded assessment with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to commencing the programme.
Fees
The tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year have not yet been finalised, they will be displayed here once they are available. Note: Fees are subject to review and change in-line with inflation. Flexible payment plan options are available.

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