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Christian Theology (P.Grad.Dip)

1 year full-time

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01/8964772

srpostgrad@tcd.ie.

Course Fees

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Course Description

This Postgraduate Diploma in Christian Theology enables participants to gain an in-depth knowledge of core issues in contemporary Christian theology. Students are introduced to historical scholarship and to rigorous contemporary theological investigation.

 

The Postgraduate Diploma is currently taught by Loyola staff in the School of Religion and coordinated by Prof. Fáinche Ryan, Director of the Loyola Institute.

 

Structure

Students for the Postgraduate Diploma in Christian Theology study six modules. Students choose four core and two optional, elective modules. The course is taught over two semesters, September to April.

 

The four core modules are:

Readings in Classical Theological Texts

Jesus of Nazareth: Son, Christ, Word

Violence and Grace in the Human Narrative

First Words: Theology/ies of the Bible

 

Elective Modules*

Theology and the Arts

Christianity of the Celtic World (600-1000 AD)

The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society

Ministry and Church in a Challenging Era

Method & Theory in the Study of Theology

Nature, Grace and the Triune God

Authority, Tradition and Experience: Ecumenics as Intercultural Theology

 

*Please note, the elective modules available may differ each year.

+Modules offered by MPhil in Intercultural Theology & Interreligious Studies

Lectures are normally on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Course Details

Duration

1 year full-time

Course Coordinator

Prof. Fáinche Ryan

Next Intake

September 2020

Closing Date

14 August 2020

Admission to this course is at graduate level. Applicants will normally hold a good honors degree (minimum 2.1) in theology from a recognized university. Applicants whose degree is in a different but relevant discipline, such as philosophy, history or religious education, will be considered on a case by case basis. Exceptional cases where applicants do not fully meet the above criteria but make a reasonable case for admissions otherwise will be considered by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Course Fees

 Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees.

Apply

To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Get In Touch

Telephone Number

01/8964772

srpostgrad@tcd.ie.