Master in Practical Theology offers ministers strengthened competency to carry out theology in practical settings.
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The study program consists of 90 ECTS. Normally, the program is completed within 5-6 years, altering between full-time and part-time studies.
This master's programme enables the candidate to carry out individual academic work where the challenges of practical ministry are assessed by way of accepted methodologies.
The program is practically oriented
Based on the competency gained in the basic areas of study, in addition to the students' own vocational experiences, this study programme provides perspectives and competency to understand ministry in new ways. It also combines an overarching perspective on theology, in which all aspects of the minister's life may be subjected to new ideas and theological reflection.
This study programme is a cooperation between MF, the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oslo, and the School of Mission and Theology. The Practical Theological Seminary (University of Oslo) also participates as an academic affiliate. The Norwegian Association of Clergy is a main partner that contributes with expertise and relevant practical experience concerning development and implementation of courses.