Diploma in Theology

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Level 07 Minor Award

  • Field of Study


  • Type of Study:

    Distance Education

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

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.


This level 7 programme is administered by The Priory Institute, with which ITT Dublin has a partnership arrangement for its distance learning theology programmes.

Enrolment: Autumn Semester only!


  • Learning to Learn
  • Theology
  • The God of Christian Faith


  • Church and Sacraments
  • Christology, Soteriology and Eschatology

Entry Requirements

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.

Career Opportunities

This standalone award is useful for continuing professional development (CPD) for those who are already in a career focussed on ministry and church life.

How To Apply

The application form is available online. Please select the following to be redirected to the website of The Priory Institute.

Further Information

The Priory Institute
Tallaght Village, Dublin 24.
Tel: 01 404-8124


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

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