Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Join our community
Making the decision to continue your educational journey is a big one. That’s why, here at NTC, we strive to give you all of the skills and support you’ll need to fully prepare for life and ministry – whatever form that might take.
Not only will you be working towards achieving globally recognised academic qualifications – validated by The University of Manchester – with outstanding academic resources at your disposal, but you’ll be doing so as part of a nurturing environment where life-long friendships are formed with people from around the world.
As part of our caring community, you will enjoy many opportunities for local and international placements, considered learning support, a variety of accommodation options and a wealth of research facilities, all set within a peaceful urban location in Didsbury. Our beautiful campus is a special place to explore your calling, and you’ll be able to enjoy the vibrancy of Manchester city centre, right on your doorstep.
Your study options
We offer a range of full-time, part-time and flexible study pathways for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. All of our courses have been carefully designed to empower you to grow, develop and respond to your call – whatever it may be.
If you’re pursuing vocational leadership in churches, the charitable sector or wider mission agencies, our courses will equip you to deliver deeply innovative Christian ministry for the 21st century.
Applications for full time undergraduate study should be submitted via UCAS, whilst applications for all other courses can be submitted directly to the college (see links below).
Explore our course options in greater detail and apply now for September 2020.
For full details of entry requirements and of the application process, head over to the How to Apply page.
We look forward to welcoming you into our community and supporting you on your journey.
You’ll find that undergraduate courses at NTC can open doors to careers in many different areas, as well as equipping you for ministry, community work or continued education. We offer three distinct BA degree pathways in Theology, Practical Theology and Youth and Community work, and all of our courses can be undertaken in a variety of flexible ways. Apply directly through UCAS and find out more about all our undergraduate courses below.
All of our undergraduate courses can be taken on a part-time or day-release basis, if that suits your work or family life better. Our aim is to make your study options as flexible as possible, so that you can get the most out of your time here. Apply directly through the college and find out more about all our undergraduate courses below.
Our postgraduate courses draw Christian educators, leaders and thinkers from around the world. Our MA in Theology is a taught programme that will support and inspire your continued professional development within the ministry or otherwise, and act as an excellent platform for further research. If you already hold a degree in a relevant subject and are interested in continuing your learning and development, one of these study pathways could be the right choice for you. Apply directly through the college and find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses below.
Our PhD research programmes have established an exceptional reputation for quality and rigour, with specialist supervision available across Biblical Studies, Church History, Christian Theology and Practical Theology. If you’d like to explore the challenge of advanced research, then this could be just what you’re looking for. Apply directly through the College and find out more about all our postgraduate courses below.
Become part of our learning community through an evening class, or by sampling another of our flexible study options. Register your interest and find out more about all our short courses below.