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Theology, Mission and Practice

FdA/BTh

Start date:

September 2024

No formal qualifications required, please see Entry Requirements section below. 

UCAS code:

V610

A course that develops your skills and knowledge for a variety of Christian professions that call for a deep understanding of theology and practice. This course can be completed entirely online for those living further afield.

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We have historical connections with diverse churches, and the wealth of experience represented in our students and staff.

Top modern university in London in Theology & Religious Studies

(Complete University Guide 2025)

Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

For delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

#1 modern university in the UK for Research

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Skills

Skills that prepare you for an exciting career.

On our FdA/BTh Theology, Mission and Practice programme, our priority is ensuring that you graduate with a professional skillset. This incorporates:

  • Knowing how to frame the big questions of faith and pursue answers in practical, faithful ways. 
  • Understanding the needs of the world around them, and be equipped to be effective and reflective Christian practitioners in a variety of professions and contexts. 

Watch this short video of Roehampton lecturer and researcher Dr David Clark, discussing the value of higher education to those seeking careers in ministry. 

Learning

A course built around you as an individual. 

Our historical connections with diverse churches, and the wealth of experience represented in our students and staff make this a rich and invigorating environment for study with:

  • Campus-based and online delivery,
  • A course designed for people who may already have significant life commitments. 

More than just an academic programme, we are a community that studies, worships and grows together. 

In order to enhance the development of your skills and experience, at Level 5 you will be given the opportunity to choose a specific programme track from the following options:

  • Christian Education
  • Chaplaincy
  • Pastoral Ministry & Care
  • Missional Leadership

Full-time students will attend online classes on Tuesday evenings, and face to face teaching on campus on Saturdays. Part-time students will attend online classes on Tuesday evenings and one or two Saturdays per term. 

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Career

Leave Roehampton prepared for a meaningful career.

Graduates of FdA/BTh Theology, Mission and Practice can pursue careers in:

  • Church ministry
  • Social services
  • Chaplaincy
  • Religious education
  • Christian charities

Many have also gone on to study at Masters and doctoral levels.

Through your professional placements, the final year project, and periodic seminars conducted by professionals working in the field, you’ll have the opportunity to develop the real world knowledge and skills that are essential to success in your area of interest.

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Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Entry tariff

There are no formal entry requirements and you will not be expected to have any academic or theological background although, where appropriate, those who have already done some church-related study will be welcome.

Applicants interested in joining advised to contact mtenquiries@roehampton.ac.uk to receive additional information and guidance on how to apply for entry.  All applicants are required to attend an interview. 

Once we hear from you, we will guide you through the following steps:

  • The pre-interview form: We’ll send you a short form that asks you to tell us about your ministry involvement and faith story.
  • The interview: We will contact you to schedule a short online interview with a member of our staff team.
  • After these steps have been completed, you will hear from us regarding our admission decision.
  • UK Residents: We will direct you to our direct application form where you will submit additional information. If you are considering the option of applying for financial assistance through Student Finance England, you will be able to do to so once you have accepted an offer for admission.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Entry tariff

There are no formal entry requirements and you will not be expected to have any academic or theological background although, where appropriate, those who have already done some church-related study will be welcome.

Applicants interested in joining advised to contact mtenquiries@roehampton.ac.uk to receive additional information and guidance on how to apply for entry.  All applicants are required to attend an interview. 

Once we hear from you, we will guide you through the following steps:

  • The pre-interview form: We’ll send you a short form that asks you to tell us about your ministry involvement and faith story.
  • The interview: We will contact you to schedule a short online interview with a member of our staff team.
  • After these steps have been completed, you will hear from us regarding our admission decision.
  • UK Residents: We will direct you to our direct application form where you will submit additional information. If you are considering the option of applying for financial assistance through Student Finance England, you will be able to do to so once you have accepted an offer for admission.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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