Spiritual Formation

Prepare yourself to help others in their spiritual journey, personal and work life by combining theory and knowledge with practical application. This rolling programme is part-time and can be entered at the start of any taught module.

Subjects Studied

Framework, Skills and Ethics *
Approaches to Spiritual Formation *
Pastoral Care #
Chaplaincy #
Mentoring and Coaching #
Spiritual Direction #
Research Project (MA only)

These six subjects can be studied at postgraduate or undergraduate level.

 At the undergraduate level, the BA top-up is designed for those with a DipHE qualification in counselling or similar. For those not wishing to do the full top-up, Advanced Diplomas are available in the subjects indicated # with the core modules* as mandatory. The three modules may also be studied for a Postgraduate Certificate.

This programme is also available for those wanting to enhance their own personal spiritual journey, for which the Waverley Awards are ideal, with less formal assessment requirements.


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Waverley Abbey College submitted an annual return to the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) in December 2016 that demonstrates that it is continuing to maintain academic standards and enhance the quality of student learning opportunities and information about learning opportunities.