Theology, Mission and Practice

Undergraduate Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

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.

Theology, Mission and Practice
Entry Tariff

No formal requirements. Please see entry requirements block below.




Two years for the FdA and one additional year for the BTh. Class sessions Tuesdays evenings online plus Saturdays at our Roehampton campus.

Part time/Online
Four years for the FdA and two additional years for the BTh. Class sessions Tuesday evenings online plus one or two Saturdays per term.


Start date

September 2024

Degree Type



These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change.


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On our BA Theology, Mission and Practice, 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. 

How you'll learn

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

With campus-based and online delivery, our course is specifically designed for people who may laready have singificant life commitments. 

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

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Career options

Graduates of BA Theology, Mission and Practice can pursue careers in church ministry, social services, chaplaincy, religious education and Christian charities. Many have also gone on to study at Masters and doctoral levels.

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

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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Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Application Info

How to apply

Undergraduate programmes

  • September 2024 entry: Home (UK) students – apply through UCAS (Roehampton UCAS institution code is R48)

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We welcome applicants with a wide range of qualifications, including BTECs, A-levels and T Levels.

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential. In some cases, we will make you a contextual offer. Contextual offers ensure that all applicants have a fair opportunity of gaining a place with us, regardless of their background. Find out more about contextual offers.

Detailed advice on applying for an undergraduate degree is available on our How to apply page.

Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International
£9,250 £15,488

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 the FdA Theology, Mission and Practice are advised to contact to receive additional information and guidance on how to apply for September 2023 entry.  All applicants are required to attend an interview. 

Contextual offers

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential, and can offer flexibility in entry requirements.

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