Pathways for Study


Part-time Study

If you have work or other major time commitments, our part-time programmes (17.5 hours averaged per week to include residentials) will work well for you. Each year this will include:

  • 4 modules per year (undergraduate) or 3 modules per year or the dissertation (postgraduate)
  • 6 residential weekends plus 1 or 2 extra Saturdays
  • 1 residential week
  • 4 hours per week experience in your local context

Full-time Study (also Called Full-time Context Based)

Sarum College offers you the opportunity to study full time (40 hours per week) on our DipHE, BA or MA pathways. Each year will include:

  • 6 modules per year (undergraduate) or 4 modules in year one and 2 modules and the dissertation in year two (postgraduate)
  • 7 to 9 residential weekends plus 1 or 2 extra Saturdays
  • 1 residential week
  • One day a week experience in your local context, plus Sunday

Rural Ministry

From September 2017, this pathway offers ordination and lay candidates training tailored to the particular challenges and opportunities for ministry in different rural contexts. Learn more about Sarum Ministry’s new rural ministry pathway.

Cost and Pathway Information

Information on the different pathways for ordination training, together with the costs payable by Dioceses and sponsoring denominations, is available by clicking here.

For those considering our courses as private students, please contact us to talk about options and costs.

Pathways for Study, click to enlarge