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Higher Certificate in Theology

Major Award Programmes:

ABOUT THE COURSE
This programme, which is delivered via the distance learning mode, aims to produce graduates with the range and depth of knowledge, the analytical skills and the other competences necessary to discuss, evaluate and make a judgement on historical and current theory and practice in theology and related disciplines.

ENTRY LEVEL
Applicants (other than mature and non-standard) should have obtained at least Grade C3 in two higher level papers and Grade D3 in four ordinary level papers in the Leaving Certificate examination. The subjects must include either Irish or English. Mature students (over 23 years) may be exempted from these requirements and are eligible to apply. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English. No prior knowledge of a foreign language is required.

COURSE CONTENT
This level 6 programme is administered by The Priory Institute, with which ITT Dublin has a partnership arrangement for its distance learning theology programmes.

Enrolment: Autumn or Spring

STAGE 1 - AUTUMN SEMESTER
 

  • Learning to Learn
  • Theology
  • Spirituality and the Moral Life

STAGE 1 - SPRING SEMESTER
 

  • Learning to Learn
  • Scripture
  • Philosophy

STAGE 2 - AUTUMN SEMESTER
 

  • Christian Anthropology
  • The God of Christian Faith

STAGE 2 - SPRING SEMESTER
 

  • The Gospel of Mark
  • Themes in Modern Philosophy

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates are eligible to become pastoral assistants in a parish and partially fulfill the qualification requirements for various chaplaincy ministries. Successful completion of this set of modules will allow students to progress on to the BA in Theology and subsequently the BA (Honours) in Theology degree programmes.

FEES & FUNDING
€500 per module, with the exception of the ‘Learning to Learn’ module, which is free of charge.

HOW TO APPLY
The application form is available online. Please select the following to be redirected to the website of The Priory Institute.
http://www.prioryinstitute.com/

FURTHER INFORMATION
The Priory Institute
Tallaght Village, Dublin 24.
Tel: 01 404-8124
Email: enquiries@prioryinstitute.com

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