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Single Honours Degree

The degree in Catholic Theological studies includes modules on:

First Year

  • Biblical studies
  • Theological ethics
  • Theological Anthropology (which examines aspects of being human today)
  • Philosophy
  • Liturgical theology

Second & Third Years

  • Christianity in Europe through the ages
  • Systematic theology
  • Cultural expressions of Christianity – Art / Architecture / Literature / Film
  • Option of language studies in Latin, Greek and Hebrew
  • Social activism – including work in the field
  • Book of Kells – examined from theological perspective

Fourth Year

  • In-depth study of selected topics
  • Research dissertation on a selected area (under guidance)

Broad Curriculum

Students may also take a module from outside this course via the Broad Curriculum (see details here). The Broad Curriculum allows students to take modules from a great variety of other disciplines within the University.

Course Handbook

Download (Draft 2017/18) here

Course Assignment Cover Sheet:

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