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What will I learn?

Overview

Gain an in-depth understanding of pastoral theology as it relates to the goals of chaplaincy and care. This Master’s degree is taught by Cambridge Theological Federation and accredited by ARU.

Throughout the course you'll be supported to:

relate reflectively and reflexively to the themes and traditions of pastoral care to contemporary personal and vocational contexts

develop a critical understanding of the human condition as it shapes different approaches to models of chaplaincy

undertake a detailed exploration of some issues of significance for an understanding of chaplaincy in the contemporary context.

Our course is offered full-time and part-time. You'll study in the heart of Cambridge, with Cambridge Theological Federation. You will also gain Intermediate award: PG Dip.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
From £13,900 to £16,700 a year for full-time international students.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Cambridge Campus

East Road,

Cambridge,

Cambridgeshire,

CB1 1PT, England

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor degree with final GPA of 2.7. Those who hold a recognised pre-Masters course is also considered. Our standard entry criteria for postgraduate courses is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

For international students

The normal entry requirement for postgraduate courses at Cambridge Theological Federation (CTF) is a first- or good second-class honours degree in a relevant subject. Examples would include Ethics, Philosophy, Theology, or other related subjects. The CTF will also consider graduates in other disciplines who may also be admitted to the programme on a case-by-case basis. The CTF will also take seriously, on a case-by-case basis, applications from candidates without an appropriate undergraduate degree who can demonstrate significant relevant experience, such as in professional or ministerial roles, especially for candidates who have not had the opportunity to engage in formal higher education before. Students need an IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing). ETS TOEFL iBT with 88 overall and a minimum of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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