We are excited to announce that from September 2020, our popular one year part-time Higher Diploma in Theological Studies programme will be delivered in a blended learning format, making it more accessible for students nationwide.
Online lectures for the course will take place over 3 hours on Wednesday evenings. Students are expected to dedicate a further 3 hours during the week to study learning materials provided. This distance learning will be complimented by 6 residential weekends during the academic year, run from Friday afternoon into Saturday.
The Higher Diploma in Theological Studies is suitable for those with an undergraduate degree or equivalent, who have an in interest in developing their knowledge of Theology. In some cases, the programme can provide a pathway to a Masters in Theology, or to programmes within our Pastoral Studies Department, such as the Higher Diploma in Healthcare Chaplaincy. The course also meets the Teaching Council's requirements for the teaching of Religion in Secondary Schools.
The course fee for 2020/2021 is €3,550. Closing date for applications: 14th August 2020