11 Mar

Research Symposium on Ageing and Spirituality – March 2021

You are invited to our next MHA Research Symposium on Ageing on ...

11 May

David Goodbourn Annual Lecture: ‘Untangling the legacies of slavery’

‘Untangling the legacies of slavery: Deconstructing Mission ...

28 Jun

Summer School 2021: Preaching in a Ministerial Context

Led by Glen Marshall & Team. Spend four days exploring different ...


Job Vacancy: Northern College Administrator

College Administrator Full-time, permanent post Salary £24,500 – ...

A Christmas Reflection – 2020

Magnificat for a Black Christmas! “My soul glorifies the Lord ...

Research Symposium (in Partnership with MHA) – Thursday 12th November 2020

It was a pleasure to welcome so many attendees, over Zoom, to our MHA ...

Foundation Award in Theology, Ministry and Mission

An introduction to studying theology for those who would like a taster, or to build confidence studying towards a degree after a break or for the first time.

WELCOME! Come and explore theology, ministry and mission in our friendly, supportive and diverse Christian College.

  • Our methods of teaching and learning are always attentive to God’s calling in YOUR life, church and community.
  • Flexible entry requirements – see our Entry Requirements guide
  • Flexible attendance; part-time and full-time study, mid-week and weekend options

This course helps students:

  • Prepare for lay ministry and mission in the world
  • Become more fully equipped for Christian life and service in the world
  • Become more informed about the Christian faith
  • Some students will be preparing for ministry and mission among children and young people
  • Or, for service in third sector and statutory organisations as well as in churches
  • For some students the Foundation Award represents the first step in exploring preparation for recognised lay and ordained ministries

It aims to be accessible to students with a wide range of educational backgrounds and professional and personal circumstances.

It can be studied full time over a half year, or part time over up to two years.

If you would like to apply, or have any questions, message us at or telephone us on 0161 249 2504