Durham University (Common Awards)

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The Queen’s Foundation has a Validation Contract with Durham University for the validation of approved Common Awards academic programmes and pathways at undergraduate and postgraduate levels:

Certificate of Higher Education in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Name Certificate of Higher Education in Theology, Ministry and Mission (120)
Qualification CertHE
Summary The aim of this programme is to equip Christian disciples and ministers to develop as competent and faithful reflective practitioners. To this end, it provides an education in theology, ministry and mission in and for a variety of contexts.
FHEQ level 4
Credits 120
Duration (years) 1 (full time) or 2 (part time)
Assessment 100% coursework completed continuously throughout study. This coursework will be a mixture of formats. Regular formats that are used are: Essay; Book review; Learning journal; Presentation; Placement; Portfolio; Theological reflection. For more details see: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/assessment/
FeesFor fees for this programme, click here.
Further information https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/programmes/
Certificate of Higher Education in Christian Ministry and Mission (180 credits)
Name Certificate of Higher Education in Christian Ministry and Mission (180 credits)
Qualification CertHE (180 credits)
Summary The aim of this programme is to equip Christian disciples and ministers to develop as competent and faithful reflective practitioners. To this end it provides an education in theology, ministry and mission in and for a variety of contexts.
FHEQ level 4 and 5
Credits 180
Duration (years) The CertHE in Christian Ministry and Mission (180 credits) is usually offered to part time students and is therefore completed over 2 years. For full time options, please contact Admissions.
Assessment 100% coursework completed continuously throughout study. This coursework will be a mixture of formats. Regular formats that are used are: Essay; Book review; Learning journal; Presentation; Placement; Portfolio; Theological reflection. For more details see: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/assessment/
FeesFor fees for this programme, click here.
Further information https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/programmes/
Diploma of Higher Education in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Name Diploma of Higher Education in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Qualification DipHE
Summary The aim of this programme is to equip Christian disciples and ministers to develop as competent and faithful reflective practitioners. To this end it provides an education in theology, ministry and mission in and for a variety of contexts.
FHEQ level 4 and 5
Credits 240
Duration (years) 2 (full time), 3 (Track 2 part time) or up to 4 (Track 1 part time)
Regulations The regulations for the programme, and the composite modules, may be accessed here.
Assessment, teaching hours, and modes of delivery 100% coursework completed continuously throughout study. The assessment type for each module is available here.
For more details see: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/assessment/
Fees For fees for this programme, click here.
Unistats (FT)
Unistats (PT)
Further information https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/programmes/
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Name BA(Hons) in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Qualification BA(Hons)
Summary The aim of this programme is to equip Christian disciples and ministers to develop as competent and faithful reflective practitioners. To this end it provides an education in theology, ministry and mission in and for a variety of contexts.
FHEQ level 4, 5 and 6
Credits 360
Duration (years) 3 (full time) or up to 6 (part time)
Regulations The regulations for the programme, and the composite modules, may be accessed here.
Assessment, teaching hours, and modes of delivery 100% coursework completed continuously throughout study. The assessment type for each module is available here. For more details see: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/assessment/
Fees For fees for this programme, click here.
Unistats (FT)
Unistats (PT)
Further information https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/programmes/
Graduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Name Graduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Qualification GradDip
Summary The Graduate Diploma programme aims to offer a programme of study in theology, ministry and mission that enables students with a degree in another subject (or with a Diploma (HE) in a theological discipline) to acquire competence in theology, ministry and mission at HE level 6. Students with a degree will use the skills acquired and demonstrated through their previous degree to access study of theology, ministry and mission at HE level 6. Students with a Diploma (HE) in theology will use both their skills and subject knowledge to access the Graduate Diploma programme.
FHEQ level 6
Credits 120
Duration (years) 1 (full time) or up to 3 (part time)
Assessment 100% coursework completed continuously throughout study. This coursework will be a mixture of formats. Regular formats that are used are: Essay; Book review; Learning journal; Presentation; Placement; Portfolio; Theological reflection. For more details see: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/assessment/
FeesFor fees for this programme, click here.
Further information https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/programmes/
Postgraduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Name Postgraduate Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Qualification PGDip
Summary The aim of this programme is to offer postgraduate education in theology, ministry and mission: for candidates for public ministry who have already studied theology to degree level; as continuing professional development at an advanced level for individuals engaged in ministry and mission; for individuals wishing to pursue further study in theology, ministry and mission at postgraduate level.
FHEQ level 7
Credits 120
Duration (years) 1 (full time) or up to 3 (part time)
Assessment 100% coursework completed continuously throughout study. This coursework will be a mixture of formats. Regular formats that are used are: Essay; Book review; Learning journal; Presentation; Placement; Portfolio; Theological reflection. For more details see: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/assessment/
FeesFor fees for this programme, click here.
Further information https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/programmes/
Masters of Arts in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Name MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission
Qualification MA
Summary The aim of this programme is to offer postgraduate education in theology, ministry and mission: for candidates for public ministry who have already studied theology to degree level; as continuing professional development at an advanced level for individuals engaged in ministry and mission; for individuals wishing to pursue further study in theology, ministry and mission at postgraduate level.
FHEQ level 7
Credits 180
Duration (years) 1 (full time) or up to 4 (part time)
Assessment 100% coursework completed continuously throughout study. This coursework will be a mixture of formats. Regular formats that are used are: Essay; Book review; Learning journal; Presentation; Placement; Portfolio; Theological reflection. For more details see: https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/assessment/
FeesFor fees for this programme, click here.
Further information https://www.dur.ac.uk/common.awards/programmes/