(Course subject to validation)
This Chaplaincy with Children and Young People specialist pathway on our BA (Hons) degree in Practical Theology is an exciting opportunity to develop your work in a growing area of ministry. Our students may work in a variety of contexts including education, (schools, colleges and universities), healthcare settings (hospital or hospices) the justice system and town centres.
You will gain an understanding of the history and theological basis for chaplaincy as well as exploring your practice as a chaplain in a various practice contexts, working along side experienced professionals who will help you reflect and grow in your ministry.
The pathway is led by Nigel Roberts, the Education Officer for Youth for Christ.
CYM are the key partner of the Centre for Chaplaincy with Children and Young People which recently developed standards Chaplaincy Standards.
Academic and Pastoral Support
You will receive support from a dedicated line manager and other colleagues within these contexts, as well as a dedicated team within the theological college who oversee all aspects of your studies.
Alongside the interactive lectures and seminars, you will be part of a facilitated peer formation group and are supported internally by a personal tutor and externally by an experienced practitioner in the field.
See the Course outline for a list of modules you will study. Optional modules in Year 1 and 3 allow you to focus on key chaplaincy skills relevant to your chosen context.