3rd Year Internship

Diploma in Christian Studies (Christian Leadership)(Level 6)


All courses in this programme are compulsory and students must pass each course with a grade of 60% or more in order to gain the qualification. This programme is made up of the following courses:

  •  Project Management                                                                    40 credits
  • Exemplary Leadership                                                                  40 credits
  • Ministry in Practice                                                                       20 credits
  • Personal Growth                                                                            20 credits
  •  Total Credits                                                                                120 credits


Project Management (40 credits)

This is a year-long course where students set up and manage a major project through the year providing regular progress reports, and evaluating project delivery and outcomes. The project will be specific to their ministry responsibility be conducted under broad supervision.


Major topics covered in this course include:

  • Project management
  • Project implementation and reporting
  • Project evaluation
  • Needs analysis


Exemplary Leadership (40 credits)

This is a year-long course that covers a range of leadership topics including models of Christian leadership, exemplary leadership practices, emotional intelligence, and leading through crisis. Students will critically evaluate each of these areas, applying them both in their own lives and in their ministry context and integrating biblical and theological understanding.


Major topics covered in this course include:

  • Team development
  • Leading through crisis
  • Exemplary leadership
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Officiating at life events



Ministry in Practice (20 credits)

In this course students will examine various responsibilities within their area of ministry, and evaluate at least one the areas identified from several viewpoints including practical, biblical and theological perspectives. They will then reflect as to how they have practically responded to these issues.


Major topics covered in this course include:

  • Ministry stocktake
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Communication


Personal Growth (20 credits)

In this course students will critically reflect on their own personal, spiritual and leadership development, formulating actions for improvement and evaluating the results.


Major topics covered in this course include:

  • Personal development
  • Spiritual development
  • Leadership development