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COURSE TITLE Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology
 
COURSE CODE UBAHTHLPTE

POSTNOMINAL

LEVEL OF QUALIFICATION

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FRAMEWORK LEVEL

DURATION

MODE OF ATTENDANCE

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS

B.A. (Hons) Theology(Melit.)

First Cycle

Level 6

5 Years

Part-time Evening

180

COURSE OVERVIEW
To qualify as teachers of religion at the secondary school level (PGCE required).
To prepare for church or community related work, including work in religious tourism, through the combination of theology with sociology, psychology, communication studies, philosophy, history or a language subject.
 
LEARNING OUTCOMES To qualify as teachers of religion at the secondary school level (PGCE required).
To prepare for church or community related work, including work in religious tourism, through the combination of theology with sociology, psychology, communication studies, philosophy, history or a language subject.

Knowledge Understanding
• Possesses a measure of understanding of Sacred Scripture as God’s revelation throughout the history of the Jewish people in the Old Testament right up to the culmination of revelation in Jesus Christ,
• Understands the relationship between philosophical and theological reflection, spiritual growth, and witnessing to faith .
• Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the contribution of the more important thinkers on the subject.

Application Understanding
• Examines Christian beliefs about the Trinitarian God, the Incarnation, and the History of Salvation,
• Explores the revelation inherent in the Christian religion,
• Investigates the interplay between faith, reason and revelation.

Communication Skills
• Communicates theologically-based responses on the Bible and the Teachings of the Church,
• Communicates and adapts the Christian message according to the social context,
• Shows the major developments that occurred in the Church and in theology as the Church sought to keep the Christian tradition alive throughout the ages,
• Expresses how their beliefs, values, faith and culture shape their actions and attitudes.

Judgemental Skills
• Critically analyzes different views concerning religious experience,
• Examines and questions one’s own spiritual life,
• Responds to queries related to faith and belief.

Learning Skills
• Acknowledges the inter-relationship between spiritual and human development,
• Endorses the richness afforded by multiple perspectives in society, and in Catholic teachings and Tradition,
• Values personal ongoing formation.


Autonomy and Responsibility
• Expresses how beliefs, values, faith and culture shape actions and attitudes,
• Reflects theologically on the Bible,
• Articulates the growth and integration of one’s intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual self.
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDY Holders of this degree are eligible, following completion of an MA preparatory course, to register for second-cycle programmes leading to Master’s Degrees.
 
ADMISSION AND
PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2010.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.
 
COURSE FEES
Local/EU Applicants: €200 per semester

Non-EU Applicants: €3,750 for Academic Year 2010/2011
€3,750 for Academic Year 2011/2012
€4,000 for Academic Year 2012/2013
€4,000 for Academic Year 2013/2014
€4,250 for Academic Year 2014/2015 (estimated)
 


 

 

 
Last Updated: 22 April 2017
 
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