Post graduate Certificate in Chaplaincy

This programme is validated by Middlesex University and is 60 credits at level 7 of the Higher Education Framework.

Who is this course for and entry requirements

This programme is suitable for those interested in becoming a chaplain or developing themselves in an existing chaplaincy role.

Students will:

  • Embark on, and theologically reflect upon, a model of chaplaincy within their own context
  • Discover a variety of models of chaplaincy and understand how their own spiritual formation can benefit those who have yet to connect with the Christian faith
  • Explore pioneer models of chaplaincy in unexpected places alongside contemporary models of traditional chaplaincy within a post Christendom culture

    Students are required to have obtained a minimum of one of the following:

    A first degree or equivalent professional qualification or
    At least three years significant experience in ministry and relevant life experience

     

    Programme Content

    Students taking this course take three taught modules:

    • Framework, skills and ethics
    • Approaches to Spiritual Formation
    • Chaplaincy

     

    Duration

    One-year part-time

     

    Entry Points

    Students can enter the programme at the start of any of the taught modules.

     

    Assessment

    Students will have to write essays, give presentations and are required to keep a personal journal throughout the duration of the course.

     

    Costs

    Download dates and fees here.
    Download the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment here.

    Students will also have to fund the following items:

    • Accommodation costs whilst staying at the college
    • Books and other study material

    Location
    Farnham

     

    Mode of Study

    Part-time – most taught modules are delivered in two blocks of three days each.

     

    Next steps

    Students could apply for a role as a chaplain in a range of settings including: in hospitals, prisons, sports clubs, schools, and workplaces. Students could progress to the MA in Spiritual Formation.