A degree in theology equips students to think clearly and logically, to see the big picture and address a problem from many angles. These are skills that 21st century employers are seeking.
Orlaith Tunney, Careers Officer in Trinity College Dublin speaking on career paths for Theology graduates.
CTS is a brand new degree course in Ireland and has no graduates as yet. Current students aspire to a wide range of occupations including journalism, law, teaching, academics and working in human rights.
"I’m learning the skills to enable me to think critically and present my opinions both verbally and in writing."
Eoghan Stanley, Slane, Co. Meath, 3rd year student CTS
Surveys in other countries show that graduates of theology have developed flourishing careers in these areas, in business and in a wide range of other occupations. Many students have also used an undergraduate degree in theology as a springboard to a Master’s, MBA or Ph.D.