An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.
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These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provide students with the opportunity to explore the concept [+]
MA/ PgCert/ PgDip Sports Management
These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provide students with the opportunity to explore the concept of Sports Management. The MA delivers, from an academic perspective, the development of a conceptual understanding of the processes that underpin the effective management of sports services and events. This is done through the identification of clients’ needs, the application of financial and human resources and the development of business proposals and plans.
The programme comprises both taught modules and a management dissertation (incorporating research methods) which are coherently structured to afford students the opportunity to build on pure business principles and apply them to Sports Management.... [-]
Through a combination of core pure business modules developed by the well-respected Bristol Business School and equine business specific modules, these programmes [+]
MA/ PgCert/ PgDipEquine Business Management
Through a combination of core pure business modules developed by the well-respected Bristol Business School and equine business specific modules, these programmes have been designed to develop your understanding of the equine industry. The MA will also help you identify career opportunities available within the industry from a business management perspective.
Throughout the programme, we discuss the role of equestrianism as a sport, analyse the structure of equine industries, both nationally and internationally, and debate topical issues relating to the strategic development of the equine industry.
As a postgraduate student of Equine Business Management, you will be assigned a personal academic tutor who is there to provide you with advice and support during your time at Hartpury. Support for postgraduate study skills is also available during the induction period.... [-]
This unique MA combines the study of mission to and within Europe, with developing an understanding of how the past and current cultural influences present in Europe shape Christian practice. [+]
MA in European Mission and Intercultural Christianity
This unique MA combines the study of mission to and within Europe, with developing an understanding of how the past and current cultural influences present in Europe shape Christian practice.
The diverse cultural expressions of the Church around the world have led to an increasing understanding of the contextual nature of European Christianity. The challenges to Christianity in Europe have also led to mission practitioners within, and outside of Europe, recognising its needs as a mission field.This unique MA combines the study of mission to and within Europe, with developing an understanding of how the past and current cultural influences present in Europe shape Christian practice. Who is this course for? Are you already involved in or preparing for mission in Europe? Do you want to gain a greater understanding of the social, political and religious factors shaping life and Christianity in Europe? Are you seeking to study in-depth a particular European region relating to your work? ... [-]
A new MA course enabling member care workers to understand and research the issues surrounding equipping mission personnel to be effective in their cross-cultural ministry. [+]
MA in Member Care
Member Care is a relatively new discipline which trains and equips workers to prepare better for cross-cultural life and ministry and to cope with adjustment pre-, during and post- assignment. Until now, specialists in the discipline have not had the opportunity to train and research these issues intensively.
Taught by experts in the field, Redcliffe’s new MA in Member Care recognises the need to have a Biblical basis underpinning practice, as well as understanding cross-cultural perspectives and their effect on individuals and groups. Challenges such as crisis response and trauma debriefing will be addressed, and there is the opportunity to focus on a specific context or Member Care issue through an optional module.... [-]
A postgraduate course for those wanting to reflect on how mission fits into the Scriptures, and how to use the Bible to engage missional in a variety of cultural contexts. [+]
MA in Bible and Mission
A postgraduate course for those wanting to reflect on how mission fits into the Scriptures, and how to use the Bible to engage missional in a variety of cultural contexts.
With the increasing complexity of the Church's mission in the world, clear and deep biblical reflection is essential. Not only should God's people have a firm grasp of how mission fits into the Scriptures, we should also be confident and competent in using the Bible to engage missional in a variety of cultural contexts.
Redcliffe's MA in Bible and Mission enables students to explore mission in the Bible and the Bible in mission thinking and practice. It has been developed in partnership with various agencies including Wycliffe Bible Translators and Bible Society, both of whom will also be involved in the ongoing content of the course.... [-]
A postgraduate course for those involved in or preparing for a leadership position, preparing you to lead and develop your organisation in the context of an ever-changing multi-cultural world. [+]
MA in Global Leadership in Intercultural Context
This unique MA is for students already working in or preparing for a leadership position. The course will equip you to appreciate and meet the challenges of leading a global team. It will also give you the knowledge and understanding you need to shape an organisation to function effectively amid the ever-changing challenges of the global world. The optional module allows you to understand more deeply the context in which you work, be it global or regional.
Who is this course for?Are you working in or preparing for a leadership position? Are you a member of a cross-cultural team? Are you involved in a Christian organisation undergoing change or transition? Course Structure Students complete three compulsory modules* and choose one further module from the options below. Method and content in missiological study* An introduction to global leadership* Organisational development and cultural change* The mission of the church in the context of post-colonialism and globalisation: Crucial issues in Asian mission and theology Crucial Issues in European mission and theology Assessments include critical book reviews, case studies and a reflection on your personal leadership style.If you successfully complete four taught modules but choose not to submit a dissertation, you will obtain a Postgraduate Diploma. If you complete two modules only, you will obtain a Postgraduate Certificate. ... [-]
This Masters distinctively focuses on key concerns within mission today, including globalisation, postcolonialism, justice and the environment. [+]
MA in Global Issues in Contemporary Mission
There is an increasing need within mission for practitioners to understand the key concerns within the global framework of contemporary mission. Our Postgraduate MA in Global Issues in Contemporary Mission addresses many of the current issues people face 'on the ground' and explores them in depth. Students can also research the pressing issues of their own ministry contexts
Who is the course for?
Are you looking for a postgraduate study that:complements your work in an existing mission environment? will further increase your understanding of the 'big picture' of mission? will stretch you academically and allow you to research contemporary missiological issues? is taught by staff with first-hand mission experience? ... [-]