Short Courses

Mattersey is delighted to be able to offer short courses of study to help leaders and church workers to develop their skills and knowledge in the excellent learning environment of Mattersey Hall Christian College and the National Ministry Centre. Courses will usually comprise of the following:

  • Eight sessions spread over eight days in two non-consecutive weeks of on-campus study: Monday to Thursday.
  • Training which allows church workers/volunteers to study without suspending church, work or family responsibilities.
  • One teaching session of just under two hours in length per day, with time for reflection, reading and fellowship.
  • Qualified and experienced lecturers in their fields, practitioners as well as tutors.
  • The opportunity to ask questions and network with other leaders and those training for Christian ministry.
  • Access to the Research Centre for additional quality study time outside of the lectures.
  • The option to submit a written assignment and obtain a non-accredited Certificate from Mattersey Hall. This is not compulsory.
  • Lunch provided each day in the dining room of the Residential Centre, included in the price.
  • The option to have accommodation: bed and full board at the National Ministry Centre if required.
  • An open invitation to attend morning devotions, student prayer and worship and ministry in the College Chapel.
  • ‘Communicating the Bible’ taught in full across one week.

In 2018-2019, the Short Courses available are:

Autumn School: September to December 2018

Winter School: January to May 2019

Summer School: May to June 2019

Short Course dates for 2018 – 19 

Click here to download the Short Courses Essential Information

Please Note

Terms and Conditions apply when staying on the campus: please ask for details. There is no obligation to undertake or pay for both parts of a course but it should be understood that the material covered will be incomplete. To ensure your place on the Short Course, please arrange for payment to be made seven days in advance of the course. This is essential for those seeking the option to have residential accommodation at the college.


How to Book

There will be a short application process, including a pastoral reference. To speed up the application process, please download the application form, print it out and fill it in, and include a brief church leader’s reference in with the application. This need not be a lengthy reference but a clear indication that your local church leader(s) support your study and endorse you to us. To view the Short Course: Essential Information sheet, or the current Short Course Timetable click on the links above.  To download the application form to become a Short Course Student, click on link below:

Short Courses Application Form