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COURSE TITLE Diploma in Religious Studies
 
COURSE CODE UDRSPTE

POSTNOMINAL

LEVEL OF QUALIFICATION

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FRAMEWORK LEVEL

DURATION

MODE OF ATTENDANCE

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS

Dip. Rel. St.(Melit.)

Short Cycle Qualification

Level 5

2 Years

Part-time Evening

60

COURSE OVERVIEW
To enable students to situate themselves within the Christian tradition in relation to the other monotheistic religions.
To introduce students to philosophical talk about the human person, the morality of human actions and one’s relationship with God.
 
LEARNING OUTCOMES Knowledge Understanding
• Understands the basic principles that guide the Church in its actions as a community and as a body of individual disciples
• 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


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 and adapts the Christian message according to the context
• Communicates theologically-based responses on the Bible and the Teachings of the Church


Judgemental Skills
• Responds to basic queries related to faith and belief
• Examines and questions one’s own spiritual life

Learning Skills
• Is aware of the richness and diversity in Catholic teachings and Tradition
• Values personal ongoing formation

Autonomy and Responsibility
• Reflects theologically on the Bible
• Possesses a measure of insight in matters of faith
 
COURSE INTENDED FOR This programme is for those wishing to study some of the basic religious and ethical issues of the times in the context of the Christian tradition.
 
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 Academic Year 2010/2011
€3,750 Academic Year 2011/2012
 


 

 

 
Last Updated: 22 April 2017
 
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