Certificate in Theology
This is a one-year course is offered by St Patrick’s College Maynooth from September which aims to provide a dynamic learning environment for those seeking a comprehensive foundation in Catholic Theology or for those who wish to develop and broaden their Theological knowledge. Participants will gain a more thorough understanding of their lived faith and its application to both parish and public life.
Key areas of study: Sacred Scripture, Social Ethics, Sacramental Theology, Liturgical Theology, Spirituality, Pastoral Theology, Church History.
Lectures will be on Mondays and Wednesdays 6.30-9.30pm, plus two Saturdays in the second semester.
Part-time Courses for Teachers
Diploma in Catholic Education
This one year course supports and enriches primary and post-primary teacher, both in their own faith and in their role as Catholic Educators.
Lectures: Tuesdays: 6.30-8.30pm; three Saturdays per semester; one-week Summer school at Norte Dame Centre, Kylemore
Other: Three community nights per semester, three weekend retreats throughout the year.
Higher Diploma in Theological Studies
This one year course fulfils the Teaching Council requirements for Religious Education at Post-Primary Level – covers a comprehensive range of theological subjects, and will appeal to people furthering their theological understanding.
Mondays and Wednesdays: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Four Saturdays (two Saturdays per semester: 10.00am – 4.00pm)
Contact Admissions by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or maynoothcollege.ie
One year taught Masters programmes
– one of which can be studied part time
Mth in Christianity, Human Rights and Society
The one-year taught Masters explores the interface between Christian theological tradition and contemporary society. Particular attention is given to areas such as Healthcare Ethics, Media, Social Justice and Church-State Relations.
Lectures: Mondays 4.00-6.00pm, Wednesdays 4.00-6.00pm and 7.00-9.00pm.
For further details contact: Dr. Suzanne Mulligan
Tel: 01 4747665
Mth in the Bible as Scripture
This one-year Masters offers the knowledge and skills for an engagement with the Bible that unlocks its literary and theological depth, as well as its challenge and spiritual power.
Lectures: Mondays and Wednesdays
For further details contact – Dr. Jessie Rogers
Tel: 01 7083360
Both these courses require applicants to have a B.A. in Theology.
For those without a B.A. in Theology, but with a B.A. in another discipline, there is also the option of completing the Higher Diploma in Theological Studies, which is also run part-time in the evenings as mentioned above.
More information: www.maynoothcollege.ie