Higher Diploma in Theological Studies

A one-year part-time programme which aims to give a foundation in Theological Studies to students who hold a primary degree in another discipline.

Postgraduate - Part Time
1 Year
Application Deadline:
01st June 2018
Course Start Date:
September 2018
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Introduction

A one-year part-time programme which aims to give a foundation in Theological Studies to students who hold a primary degree in another discipline.

Description

This one-year part-time programme offers a foundation in Theological Studies to students who hold a primary degree in another discipline. It fulfills all of the requirements set out by the Teaching Council of Ireland for teaching religious education at post-primary level. Students who achieve a Second Class Honours Grade I or better may apply for admission to the Masters in Theology.

ASSESSMENT

  • Coursework and Examination

Coursework and Examination

All core courses will be assessed by means of either coursework or end of semester examination.  Shorter modules are assessed by means of essay.

Accommodation

ACCOMMODATION

Students will have the option of staying overnight in the college. Please check with the Maynooth Campus Conference & Accommodation Centre (details below) for availability. Students must produce student card.
Below are the Academic/Student Rates for the calendar year 2016

En Suite Rooms:

En suite single€48.00 (room only)
En suite sharing€30.00 per person sharing (room only)

An additional charge of €7.00 per person will apply for breakfast.

Non – En Suite Rooms:

Single Room only€27.00
Single B&B€34.00
Twin Room only€22.50 per person sharing
Twin B&B€29.50 per person sharing

Maynooth Campus Conference & Accommodation Centre:

Tel: (01) 708 6400 or please check web site: www.maynoothcampus.com

Please phone the Conference Centre directly to avail yourself of the above special rates.

Timetable

TIMETABLE

Monday:             6:30pm – 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday:       6:30pm – 9:30 p.m.

In addition to Monday and Wednesday lectures students must attend class on 6 Saturdays during the year:

2 Saturdays in Semester One, and 4 Saturdays in Semester Two. 10:00am – 4:00pm

The core courses (Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, Scripture, and

Foundations of Worship) will be taught on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Career Outcomes

TBD

Application Requirements

Normal entry requirement:

Primary honours degree or equivalent. While the degree/qualification will normally be in a discipline other than Theology, consideration will be given to all applications.

Application forms and further information

Admissions Office,

Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

Telephone: 01-708 4772

Fax: 01-708 3441

E-mail: admissions@spcm.ie

Web site: www.maynoothcollege.ie

Selection procedure

First-come, first-served basis (provided entry requirements have been met and application is complete and correct).

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms

30th June. However late applications will be accepted. Please contact Admissions Office.