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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The degree is designed to give students who are in formation for ordained ministry in the Church the basic theological skills for pastoral ministry in parishes and other settings.

  • The degree is taught in formation days on Saturdays (roughly every three weeks) at St John’s Seminary, Wonersh (near Guildford)
  • Part-time over two years including 11 formation days and two residential weekends each year
  • After completing the Foundation degree students normally enroll for their third year of formation on the MA in Theology degree.

Why study Pastoral Ministry?

The Pastoral Ministry FdA is a partnership programme with the Permanent Diaconate Formation Programme for the dioceses of Southwark, Westminster, Cardiff, Arundel and Brighton, Brentwood, East Anglia, Northampton and Plymouth, and the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

UG courses start 28th September.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,250overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level :

Consideration maybe given to extended projects and Higher Sports Leaders Awards for borderline cases. For GCSEs, the pass grades are 4-9. (A-C in the previous grading system). For Ordinary Level examinations taken after 1975, the pass grades are also A, B and C. A pass at Grade 1 in the CSE will be accepted on the same basis as a pass at Ordinary Level. We welcome the Advanced Diploma and will offer on the same points as A levels with Additional and Specialist Learning requirements as stated on programme pages.

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University information

St Mary's University, Twickenham

  • University League Table

    107th

  • Campus address

    St Mary's University, Twickenham, St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, Hounslow, TW1 4SX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 33 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    97 50%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    15th

    7

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