Alcuin Club

The Alcuin Club

Promoting the Study of Liturgy

The Alcuin Club

Promoting the Study of Liturgy

MA in Worship and Liturgical Studies

Would you like to:

  • Deepen your understanding of how and why Christians worship God
  • Gain a postgraduate qualification thatwill support you in your ministry in the church, lay or ordained?
  • Refresh your approach to worship?
  • Equip yourself to teach others about liturgy and worship?

Then wherever you are in the world, this could be for you!

The MA course is part-time, online, validated by the University of Durham and taught through the Mirfield Liturgical Institute.

  • Learn at your own pace, from distinguished scholars and practitioners, including Bridget Nichols, Thomas O’Loughlin, Peter Allan, Phillip Tovey and Christhoper Irvine.
  • Explore subjects like Scripture and the liturgy, ritual space and language, liturgical spirituality, and music and the liturgy.
  • Enjoy access to excellent online resources – with the opportunity to use our world class liturgy library holdings if you are able to visit in person.
  • Successful applicants will usually have a good first degree in theology or a related field. Study to PG Dip or MA level or audit classes for personal interest.
  • We accept applications from anywhere in the world!

To register your interest, arrange a conversation with the course director, request an application form, or just to find out more, please email the course director, the Rev’d Jo Kershaw, at [email protected], or write to us at The College of the Resurrection, Stocks Bank Road, Mirfield WF17 0BW.

Worship matters, and it is especially in worship, the occasion when we gather with other Christians and are engaged by the living Lord, that we can be formed more closely into the likeness of Christ – Christopher Irvine