Postgraduate 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.
- 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
Students taking this course take three taught modules:
- Framework, skills and ethics
- Approaches to Spiritual Formation
Students can enter the programme at the start of any of the taught modules.
Students will have to write essays, give presentations and are required to keep a personal journal throughout the duration of the course.
Dates and fees of programme
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
Waverley Abbey College, Waverley Abbey House, Waverley Lane, Farnham GU9 8EP
Mode of Study
Part-time – most taught modules are delivered in two blocks of three days each.
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.