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Ministry Studies (Aberdeen and Malawi) MTh

University of Aberdeen · Divinity and Religious Studies

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Months of entry

January, September

Course content


The University of Aberdeen was founded by Bishop Elphinstone in 1495 from strong learning and roots within Christian Ministry which are globally renowned to this day. The programme provides an introduction to the Christian Ministry with various exit points depending upon your needs. You study Spiritual Formation and Patterns and Principles of Church Leadership. You can study in Aberdeen or Malawi.

Courses - Aberdeen

Spiritual Formation, Patterns and Principles of Church Leadership, Preaching to Change the World Exploring the Theology and Practice of Christian Witness, Christian Practices, Spritual Formation and your Dissertation
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Courses - Malawi

Patterns and Principles of Church Leadership, Spiritual Formation, Christian Practices, Preaching to Change the World - Exploring the Theology and Practices of Christian Witness and your Dissertation.

The Malawi programme also delivers you four one week modules held in September or January at Zomba Theological College, Malawi. You study the same subject areas but you do most of your study online

Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • The University was founded in 1495 by Bishop Elphinstone and one of the main fields of study was in Divinity and Ministry to progress learning and teaching. The Chapel remains to this day along with stunning buildings from the Middle Ages and it is used for ceremonies, classical concerts, weddings and so on.
  • You are taught by Theologians who have all been pasters or ministers and there is a rich wealth of knowledge contained within the University from which to progress your studies.

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September, January
  • Delivery – Campus Aberdeen and Malawi
  • Study Options – Part Time
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Qualification and course duration


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24 months

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