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Are you a current or aspiring faith leader looking to enhance your skills and make a greater impact on your community? Look no further than our MPA in Faith-Based Leadership. This unique two-year, part-time programme is designed for senior and emerging leaders from various faiths, faith-based organizations, and governmental/non-governmental organizations dealing with faith-based issues. With a focus on organizational leadership, managerial skills, and ethical decision-making, our interdisciplinary approach combines theoretical knowledge with practical application. Entry requirements include a 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent), three years of leadership experience, and employment or extensive volunteering in a leadership capacity. Don't miss the opportunity to develop as a faith-based leader and make a difference in society.

About the course

Leading a faith community today is a complex and challenging task. Our MPA develops effective, equipped and informed leaders who can help their organisations maximise their impact for the good of society.

Today’s faith communities are often sizeable organisations with sophisticated educational, healthcare or social engagement projects and significant financial turnover. However, the initial training of faith leaders understandably focusses on their theological and pastoral skills, leaving many leaders with significant professional responsibilities and management challenges that they sometimes feel ill-equipped to confront.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will ordinarily require a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level (or equivalent), three years’ experience in a leadership role at some level (not necessarily senior yet), and will need to be employed or presently volunteering extensively in a leadership capacity, with the capacity to dedicate approximately 8 hours a week on average to their studies throughout the two years. Degree apprenticeship applicants are required to commit 20% of their working time to this off-the-job training.


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