Course - New Courses
Diploma in Peace and Christian Studies

Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Class 8 pass with at least 2 years of Christian ministry or experience in peace organizations.

About the Program

The Diploma in Peace and Christian Studies (DPCS) course is designed for lay (non-theological) people who are actively working in the local churches or engaged in Christian or peace related institutions/organizations. The program introduces the learners to the basic theological concepts and ministry skills for effective Christian ministry. It also equips the learners with the basics of conflicts and peace-building so that they can become peace-builders in church and society. The course is comprised of 12 subjects out of which 4 subjects are on peace-building.

Course of Study

  • Theoretical knowledge: lectures, readings, discussions, guest lectures, and written assignments.
  • Practical skills: role plays, presentations, workshops & seminars, case studies, practicals in churches/institutions.

Career Prospects

  • Work in local churches
  • Work in Christian organizations
  • Work in NGOs
  • Work in Peace Institutes/Organizations

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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