Doctor of Educational Ministry

(In partnership with Virginia Theological Seminary)

Course
Structure

1) Coursework Phase (16 subjects, 37 credits):

  • 7 Core Courses (14 credits)
  • 5 Integrative Courses (16 credits)
  • 3 Electives (6 credits)
  • 1 Workshop (1 credit)

2) Thesis Writing Phase (2 subjects, 7 credits):

  • Project Thesis Proposal (1 credit)
  • Project Thesis (6 credits)

 

Subjects

Subjects Core Courses (14 credits)
1) Ministry in Context: Methods of Doctoral Research (2 credits)
2) Foundations of Biblical and Theological Studies (2 credits)
3) Philosophy of Education (2 credits)
4) Sacred Texts and Education (2 credits)
5) Moral & Ethical Leadership (2 credits)
6) Governance & Mission (2 credits)
7) Theological Anthropology and Human Development (2 credits)

Integrative Courses (16 credits)
1) Introduction to Case Studies (1 credit)
2) Case Studies (5 credits)
3) Contextual Study (4 credits)
4) Biblical & Theological Studies (2 credits)
5) Visions of Transformation integrative theology reading courses (4 credits)

Electives (choose 3 subjects; 6 credits)
1) Preaching (2 credits)
2) Pedagogy & Curriculum (2 credits)
3) Information Technology in Classroom/Chapel (2 credits)
4) Dynamics of Conflict & Change (2 credits)
5) Liturgical Spirituality & Arts (2 credits)
6) Holistic Environments for Integrated Faith & Learning (2 credits)
7) Human Emotion & Ministry (2 credits)
8) Religious Diversity in Schools & Colleges (2 credits)
9) Fostering Cultures of Spiritual Guidance (2 credits)

Workshop (1 credit)
1) Intercultural Leadership Workshop (1 credit)

Project Thesis (7 credits)
1) Project Thesis Proposal (1 credit)
2) Project Thesis (6 credits)

Duration Coursework Phase: 3 to 4 years
Thesis Writing Phase: 1 to 6 years
Fee Coursework Phase: HK$157,248
Thesis Writing Phase: HK$3,510 per semester
Ways of
Teaching
Face to face teaching, online platform
Language Cantonese, English

The above course is a registered course (Reg. No. 263075) under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (Chapter 493). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.