Study Courses

Introductory and on-line courses.

UKBHCOnline introductory training course for new chaplains.[more detail]
HospiceUKCLiP on-line learning
Introductory training suitable for volunteers.
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HABCLevel 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care (QCF)
Introductory training suitable for volunteers.
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Network for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in HealthStarting out in Healthcare Chaplaincy[more detail]

Undergraduate and degree-level courses.

LondonSt Mary’s University, Twickenham:
Foundation degree in healthcare chaplaincy.
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NottinghamSt John’s College:
Counselling skills for pastoral care.
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YorkYork St John University:
Training and Development in Chaplaincy - range of undergraduate courses.
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Post-graduate studies.

CambridgeCambridge Theological Federation:
MA in Pastoral Theology (in Healthcare Chaplaincy).
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CambridgeCambridge Theological Federation:
Pastoral Reflective Practice: an innovative course for healthcare chaplains.
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CardiffThe Cardiff Centre for Chaplaincy Studies at St Michael’s College.
Postgraduate training in chaplaincy.
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DurhamThe Durham Project for Spirituality, Theology & Health.
Interdisciplinary postgraduate study
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GlasgowGlasgow University:
Certificate in Healthcare Chaplaincy, leading to diploma, MSc or PhD
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LeedsLeeds Metropolitan University:
Post-graduate courses in healthcare chaplaincy
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LondonCicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation, King’s College:
Postgraduate and short courses in Palliative Care
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LondonHeythrop College, University of London.
MA Pastoral Theology, "to integrate theory and practice, theology and experience, faith and action."
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LondonSt Mary’s University, Twickenham:
Postgraduate courses in Theology with a chaplaincy pathway option.
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NottinghamSt John’s College:
Postgraduate Diploma/MA in Pastoral Counselling.
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ManchesterUniversity of Salford:
30 credit module or PGCert in Cancer Survivorship

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YorkYork St John University:
MA Chaplaincy Studies
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Information on training and education opportunities for healthcare chaplains is also available on the UKBHC website.