We are an interdenominational Christian theology college located in the heart of Manchester, providing diverse and affordable opportunities for Christian learning for lay and ministerial students, with opportunities for flexible study patterns, grants and bursary funding. Whether you want to study part-time, full-time, mid-week, or weekends we have flexi-study patterns to suit most people, including some distance-learning options!
Theological Study & Ministry Training Programmes
We offer a range of courses, workshops and study programmes, combining Christian theological education and ministry training and providing great opportunities to deepen religious and biblical knowledge. As a theology college, our wide-ranging Christian education programme includes in-depth study of the Bible, as well as a wider exploration of theology, faith and ministry.
Our theology courses & spirituality events include:
All our taught courses are designed to support you in your lay or ordained ministry as you deepen your understanding of faith, worship, ministry and mission through reflection upon your own real life ministry and practice in church and the wider community.
Our theology degree courses and short courses include biblical studies, missional theology, evangelism, religious studies and interfaith studies, pastoral and practical theology, systematic theology, ethics, church history and church related community work, as well as contemporary radical and postmodern theologies including different forms of liberation theology. Students on our undergraduate degrees also gain experience in multiple aspects of church leadership, including Bible study, preaching, teaching, Christian education, leading worship, pastoral care and mission and evangelism.
The Luther King House Educational Trust is made up of five colleges:
The colleges share facilities and staff on the Luther King House site in Brighton Grove, Manchester.
Applying to Study at Luther King House
Open College - Open to All
Lay students wishing to study theology and develop their lay ministry without training for ordination, and ordained ministers seeking opportunities for continuing professional development, apply to study with us through our Open College.
Click here for details of our theology courses available through Open College.
Denominational Colleges - Training for Ordained Ministry through Your Own Denomination
Those wishing to study here with a view to ordained ministry normally need to apply through their own denomination's selection process. (If this applies to you, please see your denomination's information on our website and check with your own denomination as to what would be most right for you.)
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