Reflective Field Education

Please note that not all courses are offered every year.

We recommend you view the Academic Calendar for full details of when each course is offered, pre-requisites, credits and any restrictions.

MF501/2/3 Reflective Field Education I or II or III

This course uses experience of practical ministry as a basis for biblical and theological reflection and personal growth.  Within a half-year period the student will perform 100 hours of practical ministry and reflect upon this with a supervisor, in an online peer group, and in a portfolio and essay.  The supervisor and ministry must be approved by the Co-ordinator of Field Education prior to the first day of the semester. Students can be based in a variety of contexts including pastoral leadership, youth leadership, children and family leadership and cross-cultural/missional ministry.

MF505/6/7 Contextual Theological Praxis I or II or III

This course allows the student to receive credit for supervised training received in an appropriate ministry context.  Over the year the student will perform 240 hours of practical ministry and will reflect upon this with a supervisor, in an online peer group, through the compilation of a ministry portfolio and in an essay.