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Missional Church Requires Missional Leadership

The MA in Missional Leadership equips Christians for leadership roles within the church, with particular reference to understanding and engaging with the challenges of leadership in a post-Christian, postmodern cultural setting.

The MA in Missional Leadership is a three year Master’s course validated by York St. John University. It is a practical, blended-learning theology course, in which the academic context of the course is reflected on within the students’ own ministry setting.

Course Structure

The course is comprised of six modules and a dissertation. The six modules are studied over two years, establishing a theoretical base, acquisition of key skills, as well as a critical engagement of missional leadership. Each Module is assessed by a 4,000 word essay and 1,000 reflective exercise.  In the third and final year students complete a dissertation on a subject of their own choice related to the themes of the course.

Students are supplied with comprehensive Learning Packs for each topic on the course. Students are also given access to a range of materials on our Online Virtual Learning Environment including video tutorials and theological journals.

This is supported by regular engagement with a Regional Study Network (RSN) – local study groups comprised of fellow students, who meet to review, discuss and enhance their learning guided by a tutor. Each RSN meets for two full days per term to explore and discuss course materials.

“Utterly transforming. This course has been the most spiritual thing I’ve done all year. Don’t miss the opportunity to come and do bring your entire leadership team so that together you can immediately implement what you’ve learnt.”

Rev Chris Bull, Vicar

“I have found the training to be very practical in my work as a church leader. It has helped to change my ministry.”

Julie Kite, Local Church Evangelist