MTh in Pastoral Liturgy

This degree program is ideal for those who plan to work at parish, diocesan or secondary school levels. It prepares people to minister and teach in the Church and prepares suitable students for Doctoral study.

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Introduction

This degree program is ideal for those who plan to work at parish, diocesan or secondary school levels. It prepares people to minister and teach in the Church and prepares suitable students for Doctoral study.

Description

Application Closing Date - Non-EU 20th May 2022 - EU 24th June 2022

In Year One the candidate takes four seminar courses in Liturgical Theology – two in each semester, as agreed with the Director of Postgraduate Studies, in consultation with the Professor of Sacred Liturgy.

In Year Two the candidate takes one further seminar course in Liturgical Theology during the first semester, and completes the minor dissertation, of 25,000—30,000 words. The minor dissertation will be on an approved topic and submitted by 3.00pm on the last Friday in June. A grace period of two weeks will apply. The dissertation is pursued under the direction of a member of the Faculty of Theology. While completing the dissertation, the candidate is not required to be in full-time attendance.

Career Outcomes

  • Minister - This degree program prepares people to minister in the Church.,
  • Teaching - This degree program prepares people to teach in the Church. ,

Course Structure

Application Requirements

The minimum entry requirement for the programme is a primary degree in which Theology comprises at least an equal joint component. Candidates should normally have obtained at least a Second Class Honours, Grade I overall, and Second Class Honours, Grade I in Theology. Candidates should also have significant experience in ministry practice. The Faculty of Theology may also accept applicants whom it deems to have achieved an equivalent standard.

Applications are now being accepted on www.pac.ie If you have any queries please contact admissions@spcm.ie.

PLEASE NOTE: Application forms must be completed in full, and all documentation must be provided BEFORE an application can be considered. Applicants will not be called for interview if an application is incomplete.

Candidates whose first language is not English will be required to satisfy the English language requirement.

Successful individual and group interviews are an essential part of the selection process.


Email us at admissions@spcm.ie or call us on +353 (0)1 708 4772. If you live outside Ireland, check out our dedicated area for international students.

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