Mission Modules at St Hild College

20th March 2018

 Mission Modules at St Hild College

St Hild College is pleased to announce the introduction of a new suite of mission modules which will be delivered for the first time in the summer term, 2018 at our Mirfield and York Teaching Centres, and to offer them as a resource to the wider church. These modules offer the possibility of joining and learning alongside members of the St Hild community, and are as follows;


  1. Islam and Christian- Muslim Engagement (Levels 5 and 6 – 10 credits)

Module Leader: Dr Philip Lewis  ; Consultant to the Bishop of Leeds on Islam, and   Scholar Consultant to the national Christian Muslim Forum

Delivered at the Mirfield Teaching Centre ; Sat 21 April (09:30-16:30); Wednesday evenings  25 April, and 2, 9, 16 May (19:00-21:00)


  1. Anthropology and Christian Mission (Levels 5 and 6)

Module Leader: Rev Canon Dr Nigel Rooms ; Consultant, Facilitator, Researcher

Delivered initially at the Mirfield Teaching Centre on Sat 21 April (09:30-16:30), and subsequently at the York Teaching Centre on Thursday evenings ; 26 April, and 3, 10 May (18:45-20:45)


  1. Mission and Ministry in an Urban Context (Level 5)

Module Leader: John Wigfield, MPhil, MA, PGCE ; Dean of Contextual Formation, St Hild College.

Delivered at The Mirfield Teaching Centre on Wednesdays 23 May; 6, 13, 20, 27 June  (19:00-21:00)


  1. Mission and Ministry in a Rural Context (Level 5)

Module Leader: Rev’d Richard Battersby ; Leader of Mission Hub at Rural Ainsty

Delivered in context in Richard’s parish of Rural Ainsty, Nr York. Thursdays 24 May;      7, 14, 21, 28 June (19:00-21:00)



All modules are validated by the University of Durham through the Common Awards Programme, and can be studied for credit, as an auditor, or as an internal student.



The cost reflects the introductory nature of this offer, and differs according to the mode of study chosen;


  • Audit - £50
    • Auditors attend the lectures and have access to some resources electronically but do not write essays, have them marked, receive written feedback, or gain accreditation
  • Internal - £100
    • Internal students attend lectures, have access to electronic resources and do write essays which are marked but which are not accredited by Durham
  • Credit – for cost and accreditation details please contact the Dean of Studies, Dr Rebecca Watson; rebecca.watson@sthild.org
    • Those studying for credit have access to electronic resources, and receive feedback on assignments. Modules are accredited by the University of Durham, and can combine with further or existing credits to gain a Durham Award. 


Further details

You can find further details of the aims and learning outcomes of each of the module, and biographical details of the module leaders and contributors, by clicking here. You can register an interest or ask any further questions by contacting John Wigfield (Dean of Contextual Formation) at john.wigfield@sthild.org.

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